The Scottish government is being urged to strengthen consumer protections for households using district heating to bring them in line with those already afforded to gas and electricity customers.
Networks must do more to unleash the potential of innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to a new study launched at Utility Week Live.
The director of the electricity transmission owner at National Grid has said he is "sure" that the Moorside new nuclear plant in Cumbria will go ahead, despite big question marks over financial backing for its construction.
"On balance, I would predict that ED2 will be somewhat shorter than ED1," the chief executive of UK Power Networks (UKPN) has said.
The RIIO2 price controls must be flexible enough to allow networks to adapt to an uncertain future, speakers at Utility Week Live have argued.
Smart energy firm Limejump has won a contract to manage UK Power Networks' pioneering Leighton Buzzard battery storage facility - the biggest anywhere in Britain.