There is still a "long way to go" in the transition from DNOs to DSOs, but if the incentives are set up right within the regulations, it will “drive the culture” of the networks.
The Energy Emergencies Executive Committee (E3C) has questioned whether National Grid ESO’s reserve power protocols are “fit for purpose” in its preliminary response to August’s blackout.
Ofgem warns over slowing decarbonisation as regulator pays out second-highest system balancing costs
Decarbonisation of the UK’s energy supply is slowing, Ofgem has warned, while the cost of balancing the UK’s power system spiked to its second-highest ever in 2017/18.
A local energy market (LEM) in Brixton is to provide UK Power Networks (UKPN) with flexibility services through residential solar and storage.
ENA discusses Open Networks adaptation to build on ‘relentless focus on innovation, delivery and net zero’
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has lauded the “relentless focus on innovation, delivery and net zero” its Open Networks project has, declaring it vital to new emissions reductions targets.
A UKPN trial aiming to alleviate capacity constraints has freed up 95MW through the use of new technology.
‘Considerable challenge’ of meeting Labour 2030 net zero target would need ‘rapid’ clean tech ramp-up
The UK could adopt the most ambitious net zero target of any established economy as the Labour Party agrees on a target of 2030, but meeting such a target would be a "considerable challenge" the clean energy sector has warned.
Ofgem has been accused of “passing the buck” over the financial repercussions of its Targeted Charging Review (TCR).
Labour’s plans to renationalise the UK’s energy networks would place at serious risk the country’s hopes of meeting its legally-binding net zero target, a new report has said.