German power giants RWE and E.On confirmed they have reached a contractual agreement for their proposed major asset exchange, but a late expression of interest from Macquarie could yet scupper the deal.
Four of the world’s leading electricity associations have today urged policy makers to support the “profound transformation” occurring within power networks across the globe.
Solar Media, the publisher of Clean Energy News, is delighted to introduce the Future Power Networks UK conference, a new launch event for 2018.
Ofgem stressed that it will need the help of industry if it is to strike the right balance between enabling the energy transition and keeping costs to within acceptable limits, as it designs the second set of network cost controls.
A more resilient and reliable energy network will be crucial to support the UK’s digital infrastructure as smart cities become more prevalent, a new report has argued.
Engie has said it withstood the “impact of a vigorous strategic repositioning” last year, creating a cleaner, more profitable offering.
Ofgem’s proposals to overhaul forthcoming price controls for network companies will prove to be the “acid test” for its ability to properly regulate the market.
Ofgem has published its proposals for a radical overhaul of how it controls the cost of the UK’s energy networks.
Northern Powergrid (NPg) has unveiled an £83 million plan to upgrade thousands of substations across its network with new communications systems to create “the backbone of a smart grid” fit for the future.
A group of claimants have failed in their bid to delay Ofgem’s implementation of drastic changes to Embedded Benefits payments.
National Grid has hit out at Ofgem’s proposals on grid works required for Hinkley Point C, warning they could harm investment in UK energy infrastructure.
Ofgem is to restructure itself around three core divisions in a streamlining exercise intended to initiate a greater focus on protecting consumers.
Network company profits could add as much as £20 to the average energy bill this year, new analysis by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU).
Scottish and Southern Electricity has issued a detailed response to Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy review, picking fault with what it considers key oversights and a lack of accompanying evidence.
The UK’s distribution network operators (DNOs) are broadly hitting output targets established by Ofgem, but the regulator has issued yet another warning that the next set of controls stand to be much tougher.
National Grid has revealed a simplified, more standardised approach to Firm Frequency Response (FFR) procurement whilst teasing the first details of its fast-response follow-up to EFR.
As 2017 draws to a close, Clean Energy News looks back on what has been a considerably interesting year for the energy transition. In the second of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories that broke in April, May and June.
Flexitricity is bidding to take end users into National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism by seeking a supply licence.
Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has unveiled a predictive fault detection project which it says could be a game-changer for network operators.
Great Britain’s electricity networks will collaborate on new markets for flexibility services to rival the need for traditional upgrade investments, developing a national smart grid which could deliver £17 billion back to the economy by 2050.
Projects supporting markets for flexibility have been endorsed by Ofgem within the regulator’s Network Innovation Competition (NIC).
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, the networks arm of SSE, has outlined the principles of its transition to a Distribution Systems Operator (DSO) as it aims to get to grips with the “almost unrecognisable” emerging energy market.
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has launched the first consultation on its ‘Electricity Network Innovation Strategy’ in an effort to identify the challenges posed by the changing UK energy system and how to tackle them.
Ofgem has taken £200 million from some distribution network operator (DNO) allowances following a new review of price controls.
Energy network companies have unveiled plans to join forces and develop joint network innovation strategies across gas and electricity, with the latter seeking to create new opportunities in battery storage, renewable generation and other developing technologies.
The Energy Networks Association has launched a new consultation seeking views on modernising flexibility markets which it says are “no longer fit for purpose”.