Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission has appointed enterprise asset management solutions specialist, Peacock Engineering, as part of its digital investment strategy for RIIO-T2.
The latest Innovate round-up highlights £29.9 million in funding awarded to SGN to test the use of high-pressure pipelines for hydrogen, a ‘smart load management’ pilot by E.ON, and news that Ofwat has proposed running its innovation competition beyond its original timeframe.
Amid work towards the UK’s 2050 net zero target and a shifting landscape of expectation and responsibility, experts shed light on some of the prevailing external forces shaping innovation in asset management.
This week sees a flurry of board appointments with CCW welcoming four non-executive directors to its team as well as Yorkshire Water naming a new chair. Steven Steer is stepping down from Ofgem for a role at engineering consultancy Zuhlke
Ofgem has rejected protestations by energy retailer Symbio that a £100,000 penalty for failing to pay into renewables schemes on time was disproportionate. Symbio said the regulator had “failed to make sufficient allowance for the particular challenges posed by Covid" for smaller retailers.
Rachel Fletcher's departure as Ofwat chief executive to join Octopus Energy presents the regulator with a significant challenge at a crucial moment for the water sector. Ruth Williams looks at her legacy and the likely candidates to fill her shoes.
The Competition and Markets Authority has nudged back the estimated date for its PR19 final redeterminations, which are now expected to appear in "late" February. It follows a series of consultations on several areas, including the cost of capital.
In our latest round up of utility sector appointments Thames Water welcomes a former Ofgem senior partner as non-executive director, while a new post has been created at the UK Export Finance to help energy companies in the north secure finance and insurance.