Ofgem has published their proposed settlements (draft determinations) for the next network price control which will come into effect in 2021 and run for five years until 2026.
Saughton Park in Edinburgh has become the UK’s first fully eco-powered greenspace thanks to support from our Green Economy Fund.
Our engineers have been praised for their response in providing a vital power supply at Fife Zoo ensuring animals were kept safe after a fire broke out at the site.
Back in December we submitted our RIIO-T2 Business Plan, and one of our major considerations as part of building it was making sure we have confidence that we can deliver ‘what we say, when we say’.
Vital solar technology is being introduced to community projects across Scotland with the aim of developing innovative low-carbon projects that benefit the whole community, through support by Local Energy Scotland and thanks to funding from SP Energy Networks’ Green Economy Fund.
We’re pleased to share that we’ll be launching our next round of flexibility services tenders shortly, and are therefore encouraging interested flex providers to register for company pre-qualification ahead of the competition.
Emergency electricity network repairs are underway in Liverpool, affecting the local roads network for a temporary period.
As we start to get the country back on its feet after the economic upheaval caused by the pandemic and move forwards with a green recovery which helps achieve our sustainable net zero carbon ambitions, it’s important we work together to bring everyone with us.
A major investment programme that will modernise the electricity network in Dumfries and Galloway is also set to help transform one of the region’s most impressive natural beauty spots.
Communities are at the heart of what we do, and we see local energy as a critical part of our business and our sector now and long into the future – particularly as we move towards a green recovery and net zero ambitions.
We are offering a £10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of fire vandals who deliberately targeted an electricity substation in Paisley earlier this week.
Since we submitted our RIIO-T2 Business Plan in December 2019, both the energy industry and wider landscape have clearly changed dramatically. We’re of course working though the implications for our plans in both RIIO-T1 and RIIO-T2 but the safety of our customers, colleagues and our delivery and supply chain partners has been, and remains, our top priority.
SP Energy Networks has come together with other industry leaders as part of the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership, to launch the 2020- 2025 Workforce Renewal & Skills Strategy. The sector, central to achieving Net Zero carbon targets and providing essential services to over 66 million homes, is facing labour market demands and skills challenges that will require 277,000 people over the next decade.
Staff, visitors and patients at Arrowe Park Hospital in the Wirral can now enjoy a brand new outside seating area in a revamped hospital garden, thanks to our colleagues and service partners.
A partnership between Forth Valley College and SP Energy Networks is providing home schooling for youngsters across the Forth Valley and beyond with its innovative STEM learning resource to support their home learning.
Clean, green energy produced in South West Scotland will soon be powering homes and businesses across the country thanks to a new smart solution developed by SP Energy Networks in partnership with Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS).
Back in December 2019, we published our Business Plan for SP Transmission which covers how we’ll operate our business from 2021 - 2026. An important part of this is our vision for how our network will need to evolve if we’re all to meet both Scottish and UK government net zero targets.
Nine charities across the UK have been given a boost by us to provide additional support for vulnerable people.
As an electricity network operator, we understand that our services are crucial to the lives of millions of families, businesses and communities across our network areas. That’s why it’s so important we’re prepared for any eventuality.
We are continuing to carry out vital modernisation works to the Corra Linn substation which sits adjacent to the Falls of Clyde nature path and sports the popular “Clyde the Badger” mural.