Our DSO Strategy
Read our five point plan that we have set out
1. Facilitate cheaper and quicker connections using proven innovation
Continue rollout of Flexible DG that uses Active Network Management
2. Use customer flexibility as an alternative to network upgrades
Run market tenders for flexibility services such as Demand Side Response
3. Develop enhanced System Operator capabilities
Develop TSO – DSO Commercial Framework, DER Dispatch
4. Collaborate with industry to enable GB wide benefits
Actively participate in industry forums to make this transition a reality
5. Prepare and facilitate the uptake of Electric Vehicles
Enable connections using smart solutions and ensure business readiness
UK Power Networks consultation event – Future Smart: A Smart Grid for All at the Royal Society, London on Friday 8th September, from 8:00am to 4:00pm
UK Power Networks, the UK’s largest electricity distributor serving over 8 million homes and businesses, has launched the Future Smart vision to create an electricity network that empowers and enables communities and consumers to benefit from the new technologies available – and facilitate the development of those yet to come.
At Future Smart: A Smart Grid for All, we will consider the radical changes necessary to enable electricity networks to facilitate consumer’s choice and energy needs, and outline how people and new technologies will be at the heart of the new electricity system. The conference also will give you an opportunity to share your views and ideas, to network with industry colleagues and to help us develop our DSO transition strategy.
Your participation will directly influence the direction of UK Power Networks, and will provide valuable learnings about the future of the network. Please complete this form to have your say: