The Energy Networks Association’s (ENA) Open Networks project has published its blueprint for a future Internet of Energy in the UK, seeking out the most desirable ‘Future World’ of electricity distribution and transmission.
UK Power Networks is to be the first network operator in the UK to trial Faraday Grid’s “revolutionary” exchanger technology.
The Labour Party has reaffirmed its commitment to renationalise the UK’s transmission and distribution networks in a bid to support the energy transition.
Ofgem has published its update on its next set of RIIO price controls, with the immediate headline to take that the regulator has deferred a final decision on appropriate returns until December. But there are a number of interesting points within the 120-page document that are sure to get the networks sector talking.
Energy regulator Ofgem has deferred its decision on the cost of equity range for energy networks in the forthcoming RIIO-2 framework until December, but has unveiled a raft of decisions as its new framework begins to take shape.
Current± speaks exclusively to Candace Saffery Neufeld, the freshly-appointed chief executive at Telefonica’s Alpha Energy moonshot programme, about the telecoms giant’s plans to trigger a “paradigm shift” in energy distribution.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a new call for evidence (CfE) over the cost of energy on the back of recommendations put forward in the Helm review.
Energy tech start-up Open Utility has landed more than £400,000 of government funding to help develop an online marketplace for local flexibility trading.
Ofgem has said it is minded to drastically cut embedded benefit payments to local embedded generators as part of what it says is a bid to protect consumers and prevent market distortion.