Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has unveiled a widespread DSO transition plan and launched an expression of interest for customers to provide network flexibility from next winter.
Representatives from National Grid and Northern Powergrid have been recognised for their contributions to the UK energy industry in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list.
The Energy Networks Association has confirmed the appointment of Northern Powergrid chief executive Phil Jones as its new chairman.
Northern Powergrid has become the latest distribution network operator (DNO) to sign up to the flexibility procurement platform Piclo Flex and identify flexible assets across its network.
Northern Powergrid has kicked off the next phase of its upgrade programme that will eventually see thousands of its substations modernised to create 'the backbone of a smart grid' fit for the future of its network.
Northern Powergrid will install electric vehicle (EV) and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers at a number of its own sites as part of a series of new initiatives aimed at growing its understanding of the impact of fleet electrification.
A range of potential flexibility providers, backed by leading energy trade associations, have called on the government to ensure that the next price controls regime incentivises network companies to procure flexibility rather than carry out reinforcements.
Customers of Northern Powergrid (NPg) have cut their electricity consumption by an average of 11% as a result of a new trial testing the effectiveness of mobile gaming to incentivise residential demand side response (DSR).
Northern Powergrid (NPg) has called on the energy sector to collaborate to decide the future of network-scale energy storage after differences in the role of network owned and operated batteries emerged between differing distribution network operators (DNOs).