The ENA Blog

Welcome to the new ENA blog.

We want you to engage in these discussions with us so please share your comments and observations on the topics here.

Through this Blog we are looking to share some of the policy areas being debated and encourage you to be part of the discussions.

By representing both the electricity and gas networks we are withough prejudice to the type of energy. Our members serve one purpose - to keep our lights on, our homes warm and delivering this vital service to the businesses and industries of our economies in the most safe, reliable and affordable way.

Please check back here regularly for updates, tweet about it - you can follow and reference us as @EnergyNetworks - and most importantly, engage in the debate.

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Infrastructure gets strategic focus from former Labour Peer


The Conservative Party arrived in Manchester for their first conference under a majority Conservative Government in eighteen years.

Flame 2013: A coherent EU energy policy is necessary for fully integrated market


Day 1 of the Flame 2013 Conference in Amsterdam.

Further devolution for Wales as we move closer to possible Scottish independence


Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones has called for "enhanced and restructured" devolution through a new Government of Wales Act.

Lord Heseltine joins the energy debate


Yesterday saw the publication of a very individual report by the original political “blonde bombshell” Michael Heseltine. The title was ‘No stone unturned in pursuit of growth’. Which said it all really. Amongst the 87 recommendations in the Report were some that concerned energy.

More musings from our philosopher Energy Minister


What were we to make of it? A senior Minister going apparently off message whilst quoting incomprehensible Austrian philosophers and a Secretary of State allegedly gagging his Departmental Ministerial colleague. Welcome to energy policy in the autumn of 2012.

Whether we lag or lead, the UK must deliver certainty


On a day when the Government, and in particular the energy industry, was cast into uncertainty by the Cabinet and Ministerial reshuffle; the apt warning for clarity and consistency from MPs and business could not have been more clear.