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25 Mar 2024

Innovative project supports customers

At a time when households’ budgets are stretched, lowering energy bills and supporting customers in fuel poverty are key priorities for electricity distribution networks, including Electricity North West. 

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14 Sep 2023

Electricity North West Opens Up increased Data on Distribution Flexibility Services

In our latest blog post Keith Evans our flexible solutions manager discusses the publication of flexibility services procurement and dispatch data tables from our annual Distribution Flexibility Services Procurement Report via our Open Data Portal.

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21 Jul 2023

Electricity North West Open Data Portal: A valuable resource for the energy sector

Electricity North West recently launched its open data portal, providing access to a wide range of data related to the electricity network in the North West of England. The data is available for free to anyone who wants to use it, and it can be used for a variety of purposes, including research, analysis, and development. In this blog, Ian Povey, DSO data manager at Electricity North West discusses the data sets and the benefits of this valuable resource.

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30 Jun 2023

How Electricity North West is supporting net zero

Net Zero Week is part of the momentum needed to reduce our carbon emissions and combat the effects of climate change.

Helen Seagrave at Halton Hydro, a previous winner of the fund

06 Jun 2023

Electricity North West's Powering our Communities Fund

Are you a member of a community or local energy group in the North West? If so, you'll be excited to know that Electricity North West is currently accepting applications for their Powering our Communities Fund. In this blog post, Helen Seagrave, Community energy manager at Electricity North West, discusses this great opportunity that is available to those who are passionate about creating positive change in their neighbourhoods. With a total of £100,000 available, approved projects will receive funding ranging from £5,000 to £15,000. Keep reading to learn more about how your group can benefit from this initiative. The aim of the fund is to support projects that deliver carbon savings alongside widespread community engagement. Projects can either achieve these aims as a direct result of the funding, or they can use the funding to "seed" an activity that will lead to a community-led projects or initiatives to reduce, manage, generate or purchase energy. 

Manchester city centre

15 May 2023

Flexible services - the tender process

Electricity North West is the distribution network operator for the North West of England and we supply electricity to more than 5 million customers across the North West. As a distribution network operator, we are responsible for the safe and reliable delivery of electricity to homes and businesses within our area. To help achieve this, we rely on a range of flexible services that allow us to manage the electricity network more efficiently and effectively. In this blog post, Lois Clark, DSO commercial lead at Electricity North West, will discuss the flexible services tender process and how interested parties can get involved.