Leading the way in energy innovation

Britain's energy mix is changing and the way we manage our electricity network needs to change too. It's already well underway, with 90,000 homes in the region powered by the sun.

Our approach

The challenges of the low carbon future and our approach to innovation.

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News and contacts

Meet the innovation team, news, events and how to contact us.

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Manages potentially excessive temperatures at distribution substations.

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A revolutionary approach to managing fault current – the instantaneous surge of energy when a fault occurs.

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Smart Street

Innovative voltage control enables our networks and customers’ appliances to perform more efficiently.

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Smaller projects

Projects funded under the Network Innovation Allowance, First Tier of the Low Carbon Networks Fund and the Innovation Funding Incentive.

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