PR PIC, Northern Powergrid engineers on site

Operating profit tops £415m at Northern Powergrid Holdings Company

The firm, which made record investments in the network last year, is preparing to see revenues drop as a result of Ofgem rules

Could Tesla's battery storage pack change the way we use energy?

North East experts react to Elon Musk's energy storage technology

Electricity pylons with wind turbines in the distance

Energy efficiency will be the priority for future UK Governments

With prices continuing to rise and demand set to double households and businesses are being encouraged to using energy in a more efficient way

Overhead power cables

Farmers warned to take care around overhead power lines during busy harvest season

Farmers are being warned to drive carefully around overhead power lines after a recent spate of accidents in the North East

Energy Industry experts from around the UK during their recent visit to Darlington

Network operators visit pioneering Northern Powergrid site in Darlington

More than 50 learn how Northern Powergrid is leading the way with innovative new technology

Solar panels

Solar farms are a shining example of renewable energy

Solar farms will soon be a common feature in the countryside as energy generated from the sun looks set to become the cheapest technology by 2018

British Gas's energy monitor, the 'pebble'

A smarter way to help slash energy bills in the North East

With rising electricity bills at the top of the political agenda Peter McCusker reports on a £54m North East project aimed at helping business and domestic customers to use energy in a smarter way

Northern Powergrid are waiting for their plans to be given the go-ahead by Ofgem

Northern Powergrid electricity plans spark interest

Around 1,000 jobs could be created and electricity prices slashed if plans by Northern Powergrid are given the go-ahead by industry regulator, Ofgem


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