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ENA responds to Ofgem's new rules to speed up grid connections

13 November 2023

In response to the announcement today from Ofgem of new rules designed to speed up electricity grid connections for viable projects, David Boyer, Director of Electricity Systems at Energy Networks Association, which represents the UK's energy network operators, said: 


"Today's announcement from Ofgem is a significant milestone in accelerating and improving grid connections. While there's plenty of work still to do, this is welcome news and we will continue to work with Ofgem and the government, as well as across our membership, to make progress on this and other major areas of reform."

Notes to editor

Details of Ofgem's' announcement can be found on their site.

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Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing the energy networks. Our members include every major electricity network operator in the UK. The electricity networks are at the heart of the energy transition. They directly employ more than 26,000 people in the UK, including 1,500 apprentices. They are spending and investing £33bn in our electricity grids over the coming years, to ensure safe, reliable and secure energy supplies for the millions of homes and businesses reliant on power every day.

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