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As the nation enters the first phase of returning to work, two landmark projects - Hinkley Point C and Thames Tideway - have brought staff back to sites with guidance on how to operate under social distancing rules.
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The Covid-19 outbreak offers a unique opportunity for the sector to reappraise supply chain robustness, address the resilience of excessively leveraged balance sheets and prompt a discussion around the true value of essential workers, says Arenko’s James Mills
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We introduce a new series celebrating the tireless work carried out across the utilities sector to ensure the lights stay on and the water and gas keeps flowing during lockdown. As well as highlighting individuals and teams going above and beyond their day-to-day roles we will be examining how companies are adapting to new responsibilities and taking the initiative to extend support – both operational and financial - where it is needed most.
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Even before the coronavirus, understanding which of their customers would come under the broad umbrella of “vulnerable” was a key challenge for utilities companies. Here data specialist Mike Fox looks at ways companies can use their own data to search out difficult-to-identify vulnerabilities.
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Last week Centrica announced it had lost 823,000 customers in four months. It was then hit by a record fall in share price and its worst ever day on the stock market. The papers would have you believe the company’s down and out, but the industry sees things differently.
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As recent high-profile cyber attacks have shown, cyber crime is a real and growing threat in our computerised world. Utility Week asks whether utilities are taking the threat seriously enough.
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Utility Week gathers together some of the industry reaction to the news of a proposed merger between SSE’s domestic supply business and Npower.
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A peer-to-peer marketplace for electricity trading would allow households to trade flexibility with each other to their mutual benefit – and that of the wider system, as Daniel Saker explains
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