Government has accepted ‘all’ advice from a recent report aiming to halve the time taken to build new transmission, while boosting efforts to connect new energy projects.
National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO)
Ofgem has announced new measures to speed up grid connections and eject slow-moving developments will come into force before the end of this month.
Ofgem and National Grid have set out plans to free up to 8GW of grid connection capacity from slow-moving developers, without incurring penalties.
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The UK’s grid operator will reform the way power generators apply to connect to the system to make it easier and faster to ramp up renewable capacity.
Developer Zenobē hailed a major milestone for the firm and the country as it switched on a new 100MW battery site in Merseyside.
SSE has argued for the deferment of a £500 million industry bill caused by a lack of energy demand during the coronavirus pandemic.