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Stakeholder Reports

Providing the information our stakeholders need.

We produce a variety of annual and one-off reports that give an overview of our engagement and business activities.

Latest Reports: Stakeholder Engagement Reports 2016-17

2015/16 Distribution Annual Report

The 2015/16 Annual Report for performance in the SP Distribution and SP Manweb licences is designed to update our stakeholders on the strong progress we are making in meeting our outputs and delivering our commitments. View the report here.

2015/16 Environment and Innovation report

This is the 2015/2016 Environment and Innovation report for SP Energy Networks activity in the SP Distribution and SP Manweb licence areas. The purpose of the report is to communicate the performance against the ED1 Business Plan published in 2015, and is an annual requirement until the end of the ED1 period in 2023. You can view the report here.

Our Distribution Network Operator Vision

As the UK builds towards a low carbon future, the nature of the electricity grid is changing.

Consumers no longer rely solely on centralised energy generation to meet their electricity demands. There are increasing volumes of smaller distributed generation and Low Carbon technologies such as electric vehicles being connected to the network. As network operators we need to adapt to meet these challenges whilst maintaining low cost, reliable energy distribution for our customers. It is our view that the right way to adapt is to extend the current role of the Distribution Network Operator (DNO), to that of a Distribution System Operator (DSO). 

We believe that there is a need to accelerate industry debate on the precise roles and responsibilities of a future DSO. In March we instigated an SP Energy Networks DSO Steering group. The first outcome of this group is a consultation on Our DSO Vision, which outlines our views on the expanded roles and responsibilities of SPEN as a DSO. As one of our stakeholders we welcome your views on this document.

Transmission Connections Guidance Leaflet

The aim of this leaflet is to provide a plain English overview of the Transmission connections process.  If you have feedback or questions on this leaflet please send an email to

Transmission Owner Reinforcement Instruction (TORI) Quarterly Update Report

Our Transmission Owner Reinforcement Instruction (TORI) Quarterly Update Reports are available to download.  The documents are designed to update our Transmission system users and connecting parties, following feedback from our stakeholders. Please use the links below to access our reports. If you have any questions or feedback on the report, click here to email us.

Transmission Annual Report

We are pleased to introduce our annual performance report for our Transmission business. This document is designed to update our stakeholders, as part of our overall stakeholder engagement strategy, on the progress we are making in meeting our outputs and managing our costs. You can view our Transmission Annual Performance Report by clicking here.

Sustainability Strategy

We are pleased to present our 2016 -17 SP Transmission Annual Sustainability Statement.  This statement outlines the key 2016 -17 initiatives supporting our aim to achieve high standards of environmental management while moving closer to a low carbon energy system.

Stakeholder Engagement Reports