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19/02/2018

ScottishPower named highest ranking big-six supplier in uSwi...

ScottishPower is the only energy supplier to improve its overall rating in the uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Survey for 2017, making the company the highest ranked big-six supplier. The Overall Satisfaction Score for ScottishPower improved by 1.3 percentage points to 70.6%.

13/02/2018

Official Opening for New Middlewich Power Depot

Fiona Bruce MP and Town Mayor Samantha Moss joined staff from SP Energy Networks to officially open their new state-of-the-art depot in Middlewich. The modern facility will be central to delivering the company’s 2015-2023 plans to invest up to £130 million across Mid Cheshire.

29/01/2018

Lightning Strikes Three Times on Major North Wales Power Lin...

A ferocious lightning storm in North Wales on Thursday 25th January led to an unprecedented incident when three separate electricity poles on a major power line suffered direct strikes in the Llŷn Peninsula.

22/01/2018

£22 million Electricity Network Upgrade Completed in Cuerdle...

SP Energy Networks has completed a £22 million project to construct a major new substation in Cuerdley (adjacent to the Fiddlers Ferry power station). Now fully commissioned, the substation will boost the security of electricity supplies for over 90,000 homes and businesses in Merseyside and Cheshire.

17/01/2018

SP Energy Networks Calls for Comments on Proposed Kendoon to...

Following a series of recent public consultation events on proposals to replace part of the electricity network in Dumfries and Galloway, SP Energy Networks has reminded residents that they have until Friday 26th January to submit their comments.

16/01/2018

Still time to comment on the reinforcement to the North Shro...

SP Energy Networks is reminding residents that there is still time to comment on the proposals for an £18 million reinforcement project to develop a new wooden pole overhead line between Oswestry and Wem. The consultation on the proposals opened on 23rd of November 2017, and is due to close on 2nd February.

29/12/2017

Vandals Slammed After Pellets Fired at Power Lines in Fife

SP Energy Networks has slammed dangerous vandals in the Lochgelly area of Fife who fired pellets at live overhead power lines. The reckless gang caused power cuts and inconvenience for thousands of residents, and their thoughtless actions could have caused house fires or damaged home appliances.

22/12/2017

Give yourself the gift of lower energy bills this Christmas

With just days left until the nation celebrates the big day, energy company ScottishPower has revealed the best ways to reduce energy use and lower bills while celebrating on Christmas Day.

21/12/2017

£100m Glasgow Power Investment Delivering Improvements

The first phase of a mammoth £100million investment project to upgrade the electricity supply in Glasgow by 2023 is well on track, according to SP Energy Networks (SPEN), the firm which owns and maintains the power network in Central and Southern Scotland.

12/12/2017

Statement: CMA Evidence to BEIS Select Committee

Following the CMA’s evidence to BEIS Select Committee today (12th December), as part of the pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft domestic gas and electricity (tariff cap) Bill, Neil Clitheroe, CEO of Retail at ScottishPower, said:

30/11/2017

ScottishPower to Boost Home Services Partnerships

As part of an accelerated expansion into energy services and connected homes, ScottishPower is announcing a tie-up with Domestic & General, a leading provider of appliance care in the UK. This will be the first of several new innovative partnerships in 2018 that will be central to the delivery of ScottishPower’s aim of driving innovation through new products and services to create smarter customer propositions and generate sustainable revenue streams.

23/11/2017

Consultation Opens on Reinforcement to North Shropshire Elec...

SP Energy Networks has opened a public consultation today (23rd November) regarding their proposals for an £18 million reinforcement project to develop a new wooden pole overhead line between Oswestry and Wem – which seeks to support local growth and future development in North Shropshire. As part of the consultation, five public information days have been planned in early December in Wem, Whittington, Hordley, Cockshutt and Oswestry.

10/11/2017

£5 billion of Contracts Placed by ScottishPower in Record In...

ScottishPower has placed around £5 billion worth of contracts in the last two years as part of the company’s largest ever investment phase, supporting more than 80,000 jobs across their supply chain. In total, contracts have been placed with more than 3,500 suppliers.

07/11/2017

Iberdrola / ScottishPower Quarter 3 Results 2017

Iberdrola increases investments 31.5% to nearly €4 billion in the first nine months. Net profit reaches €2.41 billion (+18.4%) thanks to international businesses which compensate poor results in Spain.

03/11/2017

Dumfries-based MCL awarded Southern Upland Way refurbishment...

A project that will improve paths and picnic areas for walkers on the Southern Upland Way has kicked-off with funding from Kilgallioch Windfarm. Dumfries-based MCL Construction has been selected by windfarm operator ScottishPower Renewables to carry out the work.

02/11/2017

SP Energy Networks issues street works safety warning

SP Energy Networks today issued a fresh warning to firms who require to dig or drill into the ground as part of their work to be better prepared after a worker hit a power cable while attempting to install street signage.

19/10/2017

SP Energy Networks awarded Ofgem innovation funding to boost...

SP Energy Networks has been awarded £8 million by Ofgem as part of its ‘Innovation Roll-out Mechanism’ scheme for a project that will facilitate earlier and cheaper network access for local energy projects in Dumfries and Galloway.

09/10/2017

Offshore Windfarm Unearths Tales of Suffolk’s Past

One of Europe’s largest archaeological digs this year has uncovered a rich tapestry of information about Suffolk’s history during Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval times.

28/09/2017

Barrhill Primary School Pupil’s Artwork in Focus as Kilgalli...

Barrhill Primary School pupil Christopher Russell, aged 10, stole the show at the official opening of ScottishPower Renewables’ Kilgallioch Windfarm - after his drawing won a competition to feature on a commemorative mug designed especially for the opening ceremony.

25/09/2017

ScottishPower Renewables hits record high of UK wind power a...

Following the completion of a £650million investment programme to build eight new onshore windfarms, ScottishPower Renewables has now passed the 2,000 megawatt (MW) milestone for UK wind power capacity.

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