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UK Power Networks

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Type  Subsidiary
Key people  Basil Scarsella (CEO)
CEO  Basil Scarsella (2010–)
Headquarters  London, United Kingdom
Operating income  1.126 billion GBP (2014)
Industry  Energy
Products  Electricity
Revenue  1.666 billion GBP (2014)
Founded  2010
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Owner  Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (40%) Power Assets Holdings (40%) Li Ka Shing Foundation (20%)
Website  www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk
Parent organization  Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings
Subsidiaries  UK Power Networks (Operations) Limited
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UK Power Networks is a distribution network operator for electricity covering South East England, the East of England and London. It manages three licensed distribution networks (Eastern Power Networks PLC, South Eastern Power Networks PLC and London Power Networks PLC) which together cover an area of 30000 square kilometres and approximately eight million customers.

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In 2014 UK Power Networks was awarded £25 million from the electricity regulator Ofgem's Low Carbon Networks Fund for the Low Carbon London project. In 2011 it was awarded £6.7 million by Ofgem for another project, Flexible Plug and Play, which is researching new ways, technical and commercial, to connect renewable energy to the distribution network in Cambridgeshire. As well as the three distribution arms UK Power Networks also operates UK Power Networks Services Holdings Limited, which develops and maintains electrical networks for clients including London Underground, Heathrow and Stansted airports, Docklands Light Railway and Canary Wharf.

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History

The area originally comprised three networks: the London Electricity Board, the Eastern Electricity Board and the South Eastern Electricity Board, known as SEEBOARD, before being brought together by EDF Energy to form EDF Energy Networks. UK Power Networks began operations in October 2010 after the sale of EDF Energy Networks to the Cheung Kong Group for a reported £5.5 billion..

UK Power Networks maintains the electricity networks including the lines and electricity cables. There are 14 distribution network operators (DNOs), each responsible for a different area of the country. These DNOs are all regulated by the Office of the Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem).

Ownership

UK Power Networks is owned by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings,40%, Power Assets Holdings, 40%, and The Li Ka Shing Foundation, 20%.

References

UK Power Networks Wikipedia


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