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In defence of National Grid and EVs: Debunking GMB’s sensationalism

6 Apr 2018, 15:42 • By David Pratt
In defence of National Grid and EVs: Debunking GMB’s sensationalism

National Grid's electric vehicle lead recently voiced support for moving the 2040 ban on the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030, leading trade union GMB to cry foul and accuse the system operator of scheming after bill payers cash. David Pratt breaks down the discussion and asks if GMB's reaction is really justified.

Ofgem swings axe at DNO allowances

Ofgem swings axe at DNO allowances

15 Sep 2017, 10:15

Ofgem has taken £200 million from some distribution network operator (DNO) allowances following a new review of price controls.

London deputy mayor defends decision to tender for an energy supplier

London deputy mayor defends decision to tender for an energy supplier

13 Sep 2017, 12:22

London’s deputy mayor for energy and the environment Shirley Rodrigues has defended City Hall’s decision to tender for a supplier to provide for its Energy for Londoners rather than set up its own licensed company, saying the former would see the benefits get to householders quicker.

Q&A: Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN

Q&A: Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN

6 Sep 2017, 13:28

UK Power Networks recently unveiled details of its upcoming flexibility services tender, the first of its kind in the UK to be launched on a regional level. Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN, explains what has prompted the tender and how it will work for participants.

Weslh Water bolsters green credentials with clean tariff and EIB loan

Weslh Water bolsters green credentials with clean tariff and EIB loan

12 Jul 2017, 11:00

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water has signed a five-year deal with DONG Energy to guarantee the energy it buys from the grid will come from renewable energy sources, as it announces plans to increase its own generation capabilities to supply 30% of its energy needs by 2019.