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14/11/2018

SPEN Submit Plans for £18 million Electricity Upgrade for No...

SP Energy Networks has officially submitted a planning application for their proposals to deliver an £18 million project to enhance the electricity network in North Shropshire.

13/11/2018

SPEN Awards Multi-million pound funding to projects accelera...

THIRTEEN of Scotland’s most innovative low-carbon transport and heating projects, from electric buses to water-powered underground heat pumps, were today awarded multi-million pound funding from SP Energy Networks’ £20m Green Economy Fund.

09/11/2018

SP Energy Networks: supporting our armed forces, as we remem...

When the mournful sound of the bugle playing the Last Post fade away, and the two minutes silence begins this Armistice Sunday, the 102 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of East Kilbride will stand to attention in memory of all those who fell in the Great War – and all wars since.

02/11/2018

Supporting women in sport and industry

SP Energy Networks is proud to support women in industry and women in sport – that’s the message thousands of rugby fans will receive when the new international rugby season kicks off later this month.

23/10/2018

£6 million Electricity Flexibility Project gets Ofgem green ...

THE vision of SP Energy Networks to deliver a better future, quicker for electricity consumers has been backed by industry regulator Ofgem which has given the green light for a £6m investment in an innovative project which could radically change how people use their electricity.

22/10/2018

A league of their own: RGC rugby players earn a place on SP ...

RGC rugby players Harri Evans and Molly Kelly kick off the academic year of SP Energy Networks’ apprenticeship programme on the playing field at Parc Erias. The pair applied to join the apprenticeship programme after taking an interest in the company which sponsors their rugby teams and maintains the electricity networks in the area.

19/10/2018

Light shone on our war heroes at Esclusham Memorial Gardens

The Esclusham Memorial Gardens in Rhostyllen have been illuminated for the first time thanks to SP Energy Networks, which has sponsored an electricity supply to power new lights for the Welsh and English Memorial Gardens.

12/10/2018

Electricity Network Upgrade in Edinburgh: Queensferry Road W...

As part of a major £7.5 million electricity network upgrade for Edinburgh, SP Energy Networks is to begin the second phase of work in the vicinity of Queensferry Road on Friday 12th October at 18.00 as planned.

11/10/2018

SP Energy Networks offers North Wales residents advice on s...

Electricity distributor SP Energy Networks has today issued power cut safety advice as forecasters warn of forthcoming Storm Callum, with heavy rain and potential flooding in North Wales forecasted.

09/10/2018

REME Visit

A team of 2nd year SPEN graduates got to experience a simulated combat training exercise first hand when they visited a specialist engineering unit of the Army Reserve last month.

17/09/2018

Summit to highlight power challenges of the electric revolut...

We are bringing together Edinburgh councillors, public transport operators and business leaders to lay out the issues of preparing Scotland’s capital city for the electric revolution ahead.

12/09/2018

SP Energy Networks kicks-off RIIO-T2 consultation

We recently launched a major public consultation to help plan the future of electricity transmission in Scotland. We want to know what our customers’ views are as we develop our five year investment plan which aims to ensure the security of electricity supply and meet government objectives to move to a low carbon economy.

07/09/2018

SP Energy Networks is the new sponsor of the Scotland Women ...

SP Energy Networks is the new sponsor of the Scotland Women rugby team

24/08/2018

Helicopter power line inspections programme

To ensure we continue providing a safe and reliable electricity supply, we will be undertaking Inspections of our 132kV, 275kV and 400kV overhead line network in Edinburgh and Lothian, Glasgow, Dumfries, Ayrshire, Central and Fife, Lanarkshire regions.

20/08/2018

SP Energy Networks discovers that almost a quarter of brits ...

SP Energy Networks has unveiled new research into the dangers associated with DIY projects. We commissioned the research to launch our summer safety campaign, which encourages people to think about the dangers of electricity when doing DIY this summer.

17/08/2018

SP Energy Networks shares power safety advice

With families out and about this summer, we want to share a reminder of important power safety information which will help prevent injury or harm as families enjoy their holidays outdoors. 

23/07/2018

Former minister will oversee power plans for SP Energy Netwo...

Former Energy Minister Rt Hon Charles Hendry has been appointed as independent Chair of the Transmission User Group for SP Energy Networks. The Group will help to create the plan for the next evolution for electricity Transmission beyond 2021 by providing an independent challenge to the company’s business plan and regulator Ofgem.

13/07/2018

Bright spark engineer protects North Wales Fire & Rescue dur...

The quick thinking of an off-duty engineer helped North Wales Fire & Rescue service to tackle a major wild fire at Mynydd Cilgwyn near Carmel in North Wales last week.

13/07/2018

SPEN hikers complete 3 Peaks 24 Hour Challenge for Cancer Re...

Two teams of hikers from North Wales have completed the UK 3 Peaks Challenge, trekking Ben Nevis (Scotland), Scafell Pike (England) and Snowdon (Wales) in just 24 hours. The 30 individuals raised over £7,000 collectively for Cancer Research UK which is more than double their initial fundraising target.

21/06/2018

SP Energy Networks shares safety advice at Royal Highland Sh...

SP Energy Networks will be attending the Royal Highland Show on Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 June to increase awareness among local farmers and those in the agricultural community of the dangers of working near live electricity and overhead power lines.