DNO

  • Press Releases

    Scotland sees the largest increase in renewable pipeline capacity

    According to Cornwall Insight's 'Renewables pipeline tracker', most regions across Great Britain (GB) showed a net increase in total pipeline capacity between April 2020 and March 2021. Displayed by distribution network operator (DNO) region for visualisation purposes and accounting for projects due to connect to the transmission network, Central and...

  • Media Mentions

    Current | Flexibility demand to ‘gather pace’ as grid decarbonises

    More than 1.3GW of flexibility may be required across the UK’s electricity grid next year. Especially, as the country accelerates the transition to renewable energy. We predict that the dynamic service, which supports the network during faults, will need 636MW of flexibility by 2021. Distributed network operator (DNO) Western Power Distribution...

  • Press Releases

    Demand for DNO flexibility services predicted to gather pace

    Cornwall Insight examines the Energy Network Association’s (ENA) forecast for Distribution Network Opeators (DNO) flexibility service procurement over the next 10 years. These latest forecasts show more than 1.3GW requirement across all services in DNO regions in 2021. The largest share of the requirement (636MW) is attributed to the Dynamic...

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    Strong regional variation in residual costs

    Ofgem’s Targeted Charging Review (TCR) proposes to charge network residual costs – those relating to the sunk costs of the network – through fixed or capacity charges. However, the latest Third Party Charges forecast from Cornwall Insight highlights that there is substantial regional variation between residual values which appears not...