As we face the challenge of making the transition to a low carbon future and meeting government carbon reduction targets, demand for electricity in Great Britain is set to rise significantly. This will present new challenges to electricity distribution network operators like Electricity North West who will need to invest heavily in new network infrastructure to meet this increased demand. This would be a massively disruptive programme of work and could mean much higher bills for customers.
To minimise potential cost, disruption and carbon emissions, we need to develop smarter and more flexible ways of managing electricity networks. Read more