Our business

Who we are

CapabilityWe are experts in distributed energy solutions and power distribution, optimising your existing assets, integrating new technologies and delivering commercial benefits. 

We provide energy technology consulting, asset financing, major project delivery, design and build, operations and maintenance, and asset management. We have expertise in distributed energy resources and integrating new technologies, such as electric vehicle infrastructure, battery storage and microgrids.

Through the delivery of end-to-end energy solutions, we help our clients increase the productivity of their assets, decarbonise their infrastructure and enable them to realise their infrastructure as a strategic asset.

Employing world-class engineers and professionals, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our people to deliver for our clients. Our experience is across industries such as airports, rail, defence, water, logistics and fleet, manufacturing, ports, local and central government, and commercial buildings.

Our clients are some of the highest profile public and private sector organisations with critical infrastructure in complex environments. They trust us to deliver safe, reliable and innovative bespoke energy solutions allowing them to concentrate on their core business. 

We have delivered for our clients for more than 50 years and our portfolio includes the UK’s leading airports, High Speed 1, Network Rail, London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, EDF (Hinkley Point C), Ministry of Defence, Felixstowe Port and Canary Wharf.

We take the time to understand your business and your strategic energy requirements, ensuring we deliver the best outcome possible.

Our vision

UK Power Networks Services vision flows through everything we do, and every project and activity we deliver.

  • An employer of choice – our people are motivated and engaged to give their best for our clients, go the extra mile and get home safely every day.
  • Respected corporate citizen – we minimise disruption and inconvenience to those affected by our activities and ensure we have zero public safety incidents.
  • Sustainably cost efficient – we apply our value engineering approach to our activities, minimising the costs to our clients, and look for opportunities to apply continuous improvement techniques and opportunities to outperform.

Cheung Kong Group

UK Power Networks Services is owned by the Cheung Kong Group (CKG). Operating in 52 countries, CKG employs more than 300,000 people worldwide. CKG has a proven pedigree in running high-quality utility companies and a track record of wise investment and long-term plans. It successfully operates electricity distribution businesses serving communities in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.

Our shareholding structure

CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited is the largest publicly listed infrastructure company in Hong Kong with diversified investments in energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, water infrastructure, waste management, waste-to-energy and infrastructure related business. Operating in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, it is a leading player in the global infrastructure arena.

Power Assets Holdings Limited is a global investor in power and utility-related businesses with investments in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy and gas distribution.

The Li Ka Shing Foundation and other private charitable foundations established by Mr Li have supported numerous charitable activities with grants, sponsorships and commitments of over HK$20 billion (US$2.56 billion).

UK Power Networks is a Distribution Networks Operator providing power to a quarter of the UK's population. Employing 5,600 people, UK Power Networks owns and maintains electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England, making sure your lights stay on. They maintain and upgrade power equipment, and move and connect new electricity cables.