Revised energy NPS does not provide necessary ‘step change’

The government’s shake up of the energy planning regime does not go enough to deliver the step change in transmission infrastructure required to help deliver its net zero ambition, National Grid has told MPs. Alex Rowlands, the company’s head of corporate affairs for electricity transmission, said the current draft focuses on negative local impacts and fails to give sufficient weight to “national gains”.

Standard content for Members only

To continue reading this article, please log into your Utility Week Account or subscribe now.

Already registered?

Log in
Close
Close

Request a call back