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POWERING OUR LIVES TODAY AND INTO THE FUTURE

Grab a cuppa and take five minutes to read some of our blogs.  They'll give you an insight into how we work every day to power our customers' lives and how we're delivering an energy network that can help create a greener energy future for the communities and economies we serve across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire. 

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Collaborating to deliver network resilience
23 Nov 2021
We’ve been leading the way with the Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme (ALoMCP) to help organisation operating electricity generators between 11kw and 50MW – to make sure they’ve made the necessary changes to their protection settings –...
MICRORESILIENCE
04 Nov 2021
A smart-grid revolution, a northern star of engineering, and an isolated forest community. Read blog by Andrew Webster, our Innovation Project Manager, to find out more.
FUTURE PROOF YOUR POWER
06 Sep 2021
The clock is ticking. UK electricity generator owners have less than 12 months left to ensure that their generator assets are compliant with mandatory updates to the Distribution Code...
A PLAN FOR A ZERO CARBON NORTH EAST, YORKSHIRE AND NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE
02 Jul 2021
Phil Jones, our Chief Executive, talks about our plan for 2023-28 to support an inclusive and greener energy future.
ENGINEERING HEROES - #INWED21
23 Jun 2021
Read about some of the fantastic female engineers from across our business as we celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.
THE ROLE OF COMMUNITIES IN DELIVERING NET ZERO
21 Jun 2021
Anda Baumerte, our Sustainability Manager, talks about community energy and its role is supporting the delivery of net zero and a greener energy future.
AMBITIOUS SYSTEM DATA USING OUR DFES DATE
07 Jun 2021
Simon Jesson, our System Planning Manager, talks about planning a local energy network that will service eight million customers three decades from now and the importance of understanding and predicting how networks will change.
PLANNING TO ENABLE DECARBONISATION
01 Jun 2021
Mary Black, our Specialist Electricity Distribution Engineer, talks about how Northern Powergrid plans for a zero carbon future.
SILENT POWER: SMART VANS THAT KEEP YOUR HOUSE ENERGISED IN A POWER CUT
28 May 2021
Iain Miller, our Head of Innovation, talks about our ingenious green power restoration project, SilentPower.
GREEN FAMILY VALUES: SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY ATTITUDES ACROSS THE GENERATIONS
14 May 2021
Siobhan Barton, Head of Stakeholder Relations, talks about family views on climate change and decarbonisation across the generations.
DIGITALLY ENABLING OUR BUSINESS
13 May 2021
Paul Fitton, our Head of Information Systems, talks about our Digitalisation Strategy and Action Plan and encourages feedback on the steps we're taking to digitally enable our business.
ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE: THE MELROSEGATE FLOOD PROTECTION PROJECT
16 Apr 2021
Russ Pearce, Building and Civils Engineer, talks about our £2m investment in flood defences to protect Melrosegate Substation in York from the increasing flood risks caused by climate change.
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