Networks and network connections

Networks and network connections guidance:

The former Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) first published a Community Energy Strategy in 2014. In March 2015, DECC published an update on the community...

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Quick links If you are only interested in certain aspects of the evolving GB competition in transmission regime, you may find the following links to particular sections...

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District Heating Networks In the UK, District Heating Networks (DHN) provide heating to multiple customers within a building (sometimes referred to as communal heating)...

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What is district heating (DH)? DH, also known as heat networks, involves the provision of hot water or steam through a pipe network for use in several residential,...

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In order for a new connection to be made, whether to a generator, a home, an office or an entire new development, new network infrastructure will need to be built. As...

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What is an Energy Services Company (ESCo)? There is no single definition of what an ESCo is, and ESCo has no special legal meaning. The term has been used...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect Great Britain’s (GB) renewable...

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What is the Energy Service Company (ESCo) model for local authority projects? There is no single definition of what an ESCo is, and ESCo has no special legal meaning. The...

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STOP PRESS: As of 1 April 2019, National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) became a separate legal entity within the National Grid Group, separating the system...

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The physical infrastructure of the GB electricity market In broad terms, the physical infrastructure of the Great Britain (GB) electricity market can be divided up as...

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The physical infrastructure of the GB electricity market In broad terms, the physical infrastructure of the Great Britain (GB) electricity market can be divided up as...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of the licensing regime in place in respect of electricity transmission activities in Great Britain (GB). It covers the physical...

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Introduction and background This Practice Note highlights key considerations when acting for landowner clients and utility companies (distribution network operators...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the EU Internal Energy Market...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed and updated following Ofgem’s 28 November 2018 decision on its OFTO tender process policy consultation for future tender...

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Background For a full overview of the nature and roles of the various companies in the National Grid plc group, see Practice Note: The role of National Grid in the Great...

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