Call for tougher penalties on grid ‘blockers’

Penalties for developers that give up grid connection should be increased and kick in earlier, RWE has urged. The developer’s head of regulatory affairs Nicola Crawford-Percival has called for further steps to make more efficient use of the existing grid alongside building new infrastructure. She also said the existing system is “totally unmanageable” and needs reforming to stop developers from hanging onto connection agreements they do not need.

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