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DEI Perspectives from Northern Powergrid

(26 March 2020)

Northern Powergrid lay-out their vision for achieving a fair and accessible energy system through a socially inclusive transition to Distribution System Operator: A seven point plan for a socially inclusive Distribution System Operator (DSO) transition

The decarbonisation of the energy system offers the prospect of a better future with cleaner air, well-insulated homes, sustainable and affordable mobility solutions, and reduced energy bills. The challenge facing all market players is to manage the transition in a way that is accessible to all.

In this piece Patrick Erwin, Policy and Markets Director, and Anne-Claire Leydier, DSO Transition Manager at Northern Powergrid, share a seven point plan to underpin a socially inclusive transition to DSO.

Read the other issues in the series by the Parliamentary Group for nergy Studies, EnergyUk, North East Energy Catalyst and DEI researchers at