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.

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UK Taking The Next Step: From Mini Grids To Open Networks

Dr Stuart Johnston, Executive Director, Assets and Network Transformation at Energy Networks in Australia discusses the development of Open Networks in the UK and the collaboration with Australian networks.

Great Britain is busting open markets for Network Flexibility


Northern Lights: Leading the low carbon transition with Northern Powergrid's £83m smart grid programme

As DNO colleagues across the county ready their systems for sweeping changes brought about by the rapid growth of electric vehicles, domestic generation and renewable power, Patrick Erwin, Policy and Markets Director at Northern Powergrid, takes a moment to share more details about the £83m Smart Grid Enablers programme his team announced in January.

We are facing many unknowns…