UK Power Networks

New Organization Founded to Promote Smart Grid Benefits and Development

The smart grid has a new UK cheerleader. SmartGrid GB has been established to promote the consumer, environmental, and economic benefits expected from the accelerated deployment of smart grid infrastructure. The new organization says it is comprised of representatives from “across the energy sector, ICT companies, environmental organizations, government, regulators, and consumer groups.” SmartGrid GB was introduced at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London.

Six Projects to Bid for Ofgem’s Low Carbon Networks Fund

Energy regulator Ofgem (Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets) has announced six projects competing for a share of £64 million from the £500 million Low Carbon Networks (LCN) Fund.