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19 Sep

UK Power Networks Services to help deliver Greater Manchester’s greener future

UK Power Networks Services has been accepted onto a framework that will deliver projects to renew and upgrade Manchester Metrolink’s electrical infrastructure to help support Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) green transport strategy. … Read more

26 Jun

London City Airport check in with smart and sustainable microgrid

UK Power Networks Services and London City Airport are to install renewable and sustainable energy technologies to ensure the long-term resilience and operational excellence of the airport. … Read more

10 Jun

Power workers lend a hand in Bookham

Power workers are transforming a muddy footpath in Bookham for local walkers and anglers.… Read more

16 Jan

Wireless EV charging could put London van fleets in the ‘green lane’

Nearly £50,000 grant from OLEV and Innovate UK awarded to the consortium led by UK Power Networks Services as London eyes zero emissions transport system by 2050… Read more

23 Oct

UK Power Networks Services Race the Plane to help raise more than £100,000 for charity

UK Power Networks Services beat a Boeing 767 across the Atlantic by bike to help Team Heathrow raise more than £100,000 in the airport’s annual Race the Plane charity challenge.… Read more

19 Oct

UK Power Networks Services deploy electric vehicles at London airports

UK Power Networks Services has introduced the first electric vehicles (EVs) and charge points into its fleet at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airport depots, and EV charge points at its London City Airport depot. … Read more

14 Sep

UK Power Networks Services wins top innovation accolade for world-first technology

UK Power Networks Services won Innovation of the Year at the National Rail Awards last night in London for their work on the Great Western Electrification Programme. … Read more

16 Aug

UK Power Networks Services staff volunteer to help local school in Tongham

Around two dozen UK Power Networks Services staff took time out to volunteer and help St Paul’s Church of England Infant School and Children Centre in Tongham.… Read more

19 Mar

UK Power Networks Services smart charges UPS’s electric vehicles

UK Power Networks Services has implemented smart new electric vehicle charging systems to power UPS’s central London delivery fleet for what is believed to be the first time in the world on this scale. … Read more

16 Feb

UK Power Networks Services on board to transform power infrastructure for Manchester Airport

Today UK Power Networks Services signed a contract to provide vital power infrastructure services for Manchester Airport, the UK’s third busiest airport, a key project to… Read more

30 Nov

New graduates to keep our clients moving

Five graduates have kick started their careers with us and are ready to learn how to keep critical national electrical infrastructure fully operational 24/7.… Read more

14 Nov

Celebrating 10 years powering High Speed 1

We are celebrating ten years as High Speed 1’s electrical infrastructure partner today (14th November 2017) on the 10th anniversary of High Speed 1 and the important cont… Read more

06 Nov

Gravesend apprentice puts his career on track

A Gravesend teenager has started his career with UK Power Networks Services, the company that powers the high-speed railway line between London and the Channel Tunnel – High Speed 1. Joe Lewis, who is 16, is beginning a three-year foundation apprenticeship.… Read more

02 Nov

Paul French joins Vlerick Business School’s Future Grid Managers Programme

We’re proud to announce UK Power Networks Services’ Paul French has joined Vlerick Business School’s Future Grid Managers Programme in Ghent.… Read more

11 Oct

UK Power Networks Services and Vlerick Business School launch strategic partnership

We are proud to announce our partnership with Vlerick Business School’s Energy Centre, one of Europe’s leading business academic centres based in Ghent, Belgium, focussing uniquely on power systems operations. … Read more

15 Aug

£500,000 upgrade for electrics supplying Tottenham Hale

Vital work to upgrade the ‘transformer room’ which powers Tottenham Hale Tube station on the Victoria line starts this month.… Read more

07 Jun

Powering down the Thames

Powering down the Thames 7 June 2016 I felt joy when the news came that I would row the River Thames for the AHOY Meridian Pull Row Challenge on June 10. Doing it for the AHOY Centre charity, as part of team No Punt Intended, is a winning feeling.… Read more

04 Mar

UK Power Networks Welcomes Energy Infrastructure Report

The owner of Britain’s biggest operating energy storage system has welcomed today’s infrastructure report highlighting the role that battery storage can play in efficiently meeting future electricity demand … Read more

01 Mar

Beacon Award For Team Behind Power Upgrade for London Underground

Beacon Award For Team Behind Power Upgrade for London Underground … Read more

28 Jan

Electricity Apprentice Auditions on The Voice

Electricity apprentice, Sammy-Jo Evans, is performing to an audience of millions this weekend on BBC One’s The Voice … Read more

12 Jan

UK Power Networks Services - Pioneering energy storage project shaping energy networks of the future

The trial of the largest battery of its type in Britain is proving large-scale storage can be economically viable and make electricity networks more efficient, one year after its official launch … Read more

15 Oct

Pledge to Support our Armed Forces Heroes

Former services personnel are being supported into life in ‘civvy street’ by Britain’s biggest electricity distribution company … Read more