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Northern Powergrid starts £15m project to upgrade substation...

Northern Powergrid has embarked on a £15 million project to modernise more than 860 of its substation controllers - a move it says will enable the implementation of the smart grid.

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Energy Minister praises OVO's EV offering

Energy Minister Claire Perry has praised OVO Energy's electric vehicle offering - enabled by smart meters - for rewarding off-peak energy use.

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Former Ofgem chief joins ENW as non-executive director

The former chief executive of Ofgem has joined Electricity North West as a non-executive director.

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SSEN submits needs case to Ofgem for Western Isles transmission...

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a final needs case to Ofgem for a subsea cable transmission link from Western Isles to the Scottish mainland.

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WPD replacing link boxes in Bristol

Western Power Distribution is working on a £2 million project to replace 141 link boxes in Bristol.

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Northern Powergrid carrying out Skelton improvements

Northern Powergrid is about to start the final stage of its £1.75 million investment work in Skelton.

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UKPN enters final phase of Lewes power upgrade

UK Power Networks is entering the final phase of a £2 million investment project to upgrade power supplies in Lewes, Sussex.

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Smarter Grid Solutions working with US utility

UK company Smarter Grid Solutions is involved in a US project to test technologies that will monitor, measure and regulate the transfer of electricity from large-scale solar projects into the Orange & Rockland (O&R) system.