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.

If you have any suggestions or wish to start a discussion of your own here then please email [email protected]

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.

Ofgem management changes


Next year will be a major year of change for Ofgem as well as the regulated industry it oversees. Chief Executive Alistair Buchanan and Chairman Lord Mogg both step down in 2013.

The twelve issues this Christmas


As ever this year has been an eventful one for energy. As we look back over the past few Christmases we see how it has gone up the agenda and exploded into the public’s consciousness. For ENA that has meant ensuring that the vital role that networks play is not lost in the great debate. That has always been our role.

Can innovation be business as usual?


Another year of impressive innovation and another hugely successful annual conference for the unique Low Carbon Networks Fund last week in Cardiff. Covering everything from the vital engagement with communities through to the detail and technicalities of the new technologies being deployed, the learning from the LCN Fund was startling.

Networks are the key to unlock the voter's support


There has been much talk about what the PM said to outgoing and incoming Ministers during the reshuffle the other week. Every politician knows it is “the revolving door of politics” but despite this the shock, disappointment or jubilation is always acute.