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Aug 12, 2019 - Power cash helps Maulden Magpies

Aug 8, 2019 - Vinters FC funds boost

Aug 7, 2019 - Boost for St Ives swimming youngsters

Aug 6, 2019 - Essex power worker is driving force in new overhead lines safety film

Aug 1, 2019 - Lighting up the City of London’s next skyscrapers

Jul 18, 2019 - Launch of UK’s first electric vehicle smart charging marketplace trial

Jul 18, 2019 - Herts residents to benefit from electricity upgrade

Jul 17, 2019 - Bury power workers pay tribute to colleague through charity cycle fundraiser

Jul 17, 2019 - £3.6 million power upgrade in Peckham

Jul 16, 2019 - Countdown to engineer’s contest for top TV gong

Jul 11, 2019 - Lowestoft charity benefits from becoming a Power Partner

Jul 10, 2019 - Power Rangers create sensory path for Witham school

Jul 8, 2019 - £3.2 million power upgrade in West Byfleet

Jul 4, 2019 - Tadworth artist’s pride as hospice heart trail goes live

Jun 27, 2019 - Power company seeks knockout energy schemes for round two of funding

Jun 26, 2019 - London City Airport check in with smart and sustainable microgrid

Jun 26, 2019 - Power company partnership provides opportunities for young people

Jun 26, 2019 - Power workers get their hands dirty

Jun 25, 2019 - Path to success in Cuckfield

Jun 25, 2019 - Volunteers join the monkeys’ willow harvest

Jun 24, 2019 - Remembering Crawley’s leading light for Women in Engineering Day

Jun 20, 2019 - Power company donation gives shelter to rugby youngsters with new gazebo

Jun 19, 2019 - Stowmarket museum benefits from becoming a Power Partner

Jun 19, 2019 - Football mad family net cash award for Netherton team

Jun 13, 2019 - Clacton charity benefits from becoming a Power Partner

Jun 12, 2019 - Youngsters play with mud and water thanks to power workers

Jun 11, 2019 - International leader in smart grid revolution

Jun 11, 2019 - Community centre gets cosy modern makeover

Jun 10, 2019 - UK Power Networks appoints the Chair of its Customer Engagement Group

Jun 10, 2019 - New fund helps Waltham Forest residents stay warm and well

Jun 7, 2019 - Power workers lend a hand in Bookham

Jun 6, 2019 - Buckinghamshire charity benefits from becoming a Power Partner

Jun 3, 2019 - Energy boost for Crawley triathlon race

May 29, 2019 - Pirates treasure donation to walking football team’s funding goal

May 29, 2019 - New fund will help London young carers and ill children save money on energy bills

May 24, 2019 - Power project triumphs at Tech Awards

May 23, 2019 - Environmental charity becomes a Power Partner to help 150 Huntingdon families

May 22, 2019 - Plans unveiled for world’s most advanced electricity network control system

May 21, 2019 - Power volunteers hop to it

May 20, 2019 - Customer advisers walk in their customers’ shoes

May 17, 2019 - Sheerness team wins a £250 sports award

May 15, 2019 - UK Power Networks announces results of UK’s biggest ever competitive Flexibility tender

May 14, 2019 - £14,000 energy efficiency boost for struggling households

May 13, 2019 - Little Milah and her parents say a special thank you

May 13, 2019 - Safety is the buzzword at Plumpton’s spring fair

May 10, 2019 - Power worker helps colleagues better understand their mental health

May 9, 2019 - Help for families on low incomes in Wealden

May 9, 2019 - Coach of deaf football squad summons support

May 9, 2019 - Learning at Work helps Ipswich man’s career

May 9, 2019 - Learning at Work leads to career change for Phil

May 8, 2019 - Sea Scouts make a splash with cash for new paddleboards

May 7, 2019 - Green light for Kent’s first smart traffic lights to keep motorists moving

May 2, 2019 - Boost for bumblebees through Green Action Plan

May 1, 2019 - Lighting up Ebbsfleet Garden City

May 1, 2019 - Power lines to be removed to improve views for Norfolk coast walkers

May 1, 2019 - New fund will train energy advisors for deaf people

Apr 29, 2019 - Club makes net gain in Cuckfield

Apr 26, 2019 - Athletes welcome being on track after power company donation

Apr 26, 2019 - Harlow MP meets power company apprentices keeping the lights on

Apr 25, 2019 - More than £254,000 boosts energy efficiency in local communities

Apr 18, 2019 - Ilford’s ‘magic lads’ conjure up cash for kit

Apr 18, 2019 - UK Power Networks donates Easter treats to hospital patients and staff

Apr 17, 2019 - £1.4 million power boost in Sundridge

Apr 12, 2019 - Truckers take the safety pledge

Apr 10, 2019 - Fair and flexible service wins accreditation

Apr 8, 2019 - Clifton riders are dressed for the occasion

Apr 3, 2019 - Power lines to be removed at Shingle Street to improve the local picture

Mar 28, 2019 - Kent based project wins industry leading innovation award

Mar 28, 2019 - Power company couple combine forces to help fund rugby youngsters

Mar 26, 2019 - Power firm leads the way with Makaton message

Mar 22, 2019 - New challenge for Scout badge helps build safe and resilient communities

Mar 22, 2019 - Maidstone ‘cheetah’ ready to run through London

Mar 21, 2019 - Power company donation a net gain for Elmswell football club

Mar 20, 2019 - Cyclist talks are on the right track

Mar 20, 2019 - Electricity workers’ sneak preview of HeART for hospice

Mar 19, 2019 - Skills boost for eleven power recruits

Mar 18, 2019 - Beccles football team will be the bees’ knees

Mar 15, 2019 - Long-serving power worker Joe reaches end of the line after 52 years

Mar 6, 2019 - Farmers urged to stay safe

Feb 27, 2019 - Skilled roles for new power apprentices

Feb 26, 2019 - New report shows how community energy powers thousands of homes

Feb 25, 2019 - Million pound power upgrade completed in Sittingbourne

Feb 25, 2019 - Heybridge Swifts move the goalposts

Feb 22, 2019 - £12m funding announced for Flexibility services in South East and East of England

Feb 22, 2019 - Power company claims prestigious best company listing for fifth straight year

Feb 21, 2019 - Bedford households urged to register for extra power cut support

Feb 20, 2019 - London’s green bus revolution helps improve air quality

Feb 19, 2019 - UK’s first smart charging market for electric vehicle drivers

Feb 15, 2019 - Ipswich power workers raise funds for fuel poverty awareness day

Feb 13, 2019 - First milestone reached on £4.4 million Kingston upon Thames power upgrade

Feb 11, 2019 - Power project investment set to boost reliability of supplies around central Norwich

Feb 8, 2019 - Electricity network operator preparing for Storm Erik

Feb 8, 2019 - Canterbury football champions celebrate with new winter kit

Feb 8, 2019 - Power behind Ipswich Tidal Barrier

Feb 8, 2019 - Regional leaders invited to make the most of the low carbon revolution

Feb 7, 2019 - Rugby youngsters to keep warm in winter after power company donation

Feb 1, 2019 - MP tours a Brighton substation to see the network powering a greener future

Jan 31, 2019 - Norfolk swimming club boosted after power company donation

Jan 31, 2019 - West London Youth FC prepared for the cold snap thanks to power company donation

Jan 28, 2019 - Back of the net for Clapham Colts

Jan 23, 2019 - £2 million power upgrade goes live in Sutton

Jan 23, 2019 - Showcase for electricity innovation that saves customers £149million

Jan 21, 2019 - ‘Bulls’ charge ahead in the league backed by new sport award

Jan 18, 2019 - Power lines to be removed at South Walsham Marshes

Jan 17, 2019 - Power Partners to be given up to £20,000 to help energy efficiency

Jan 15, 2019 - Wireless EV charging could put London van fleets in the ‘green lane’

Jan 14, 2019 - Sports award creates a splash!

Jan 11, 2019 - Peterborough cycle club race to acknowledge power company donation

Jan 8, 2019 - Ifield Albion FC wins cash for training kit

Jan 2, 2019 - ‘Woodpeckers’ fly thanks to new dugout

Dec 27, 2018 - Safety elves welcome staff back

Dec 20, 2018 - Ipswich workers power on through Christmas Day to keep the lights on

Dec 17, 2018 - Morden netball team net cash for new kit

Dec 17, 2018 - Sports grant for Haywards Heath rugby club

Dec 13, 2018 - Luton Ladies get a kick out of cash award

Dec 13, 2018 - Power company partners with charity to help combat fuel poverty

Dec 12, 2018 - Power lines to be removed to improve the picture at scenic Repps with Bastwick

Dec 12, 2018 - Power company donation a net gain for football club’s catering outlet plans

Dec 11, 2018 - Hat trick of Utility Week Award wins for UK Power Networks

Dec 10, 2018 - Electricity workers lend a hand at Bore Place, Chiddingstone

Dec 7, 2018 - Engineer’s Christmas collection for Kent’s homeless

Dec 7, 2018 - Hertfordshire apprentices learn how to keep the lights on

Dec 5, 2018 - Major power project to boost Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire

Dec 5, 2018 - Billericay Under 7s football team set to soar

Dec 4, 2018 - Volunteering by power workers lights up lives

Dec 3, 2018 - Stevenage MP meets the people who keep the power running

Nov 27, 2018 - MP sees how apprentices train for the future

Nov 26, 2018 - Red Devils score in all weathers

Nov 22, 2018 - ‘Stir-Up Sunday’ is going green

Nov 21, 2018 - Power company funding helps Ipswich netball club’s expansion plans

Nov 16, 2018 - Shepherd’s Bush connects with greener future as latest London bus garage to go electric

Nov 16, 2018 - Top honour for inclusive company

Nov 16, 2018 - MP meets the face of electricity – past, present and future

Nov 15, 2018 - All weather power pair win award

Nov 15, 2018 - Bird diverters installed in West Hythe

Nov 15, 2018 - Boost for wildlife at Godstone nature reserve

Nov 15, 2018 - Electricity network partners with leading charity to empower young people to get energy and money smart

Nov 13, 2018 - Power apprentices start learning and earning

Nov 7, 2018 - Pooh’s forest home is a honeypot for volunteers

Nov 5, 2018 - First electricity distributor gains National Equality Standard

Oct 30, 2018 - EV driver case study

Oct 29, 2018 - Horley club scores sports award

Oct 25, 2018 - Power company pairs with charity to help older people across Hertfordshire

Oct 25, 2018 - Employees welcome alternatives to pointless plastic

Oct 24, 2018 - UK Power Networks Services Race the Plane to help raise more than £100,000 for charity

Oct 19, 2018 - UK Power Networks Services deploy electric vehicles at London airports

Oct 18, 2018 - Study reveals Electric Vehicle smart charging can save customers money

Oct 18, 2018 - Power company guides local government on local energy opportunities

Oct 12, 2018 - Top 50 engineer wins new award

Oct 12, 2018 - Fitting tribute to power workers

Oct 11, 2018 - Power firm volunteers give helping hand to Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Oct 11, 2018 - Power troupers mark 40 years’ service

Oct 10, 2018 - Mayor makes behind the scenes visit

Oct 10, 2018 - Pedal power turns into pounds for Prince’s Trust

Oct 4, 2018 - UK Power Networks’ electric vans lead the charge against air pollution in London

Oct 3, 2018 - Power workers add splash of colour through volunteering

Oct 1, 2018 - UK Power Networks announces 25 ‘flexibility first’ zones

Sep 25, 2018 - Artificial intelligence could halve the number power cuts

Sep 20, 2018 - Online portal could boost renewable generation and lower costs

Sep 11, 2018 - £250,000 power upgrade in Coulsdon

Sep 11, 2018 - Night Czar meets the ‘power‘ behind London‘s thriving night time economy

Sep 5, 2018 - Electricity networks unite to boost renewable energy and save customers £40million

Sep 4, 2018 - Power workers go back in time at Anglo-Saxon village

Aug 30, 2018 - Power company goes to great lengths to help St Ives swim team with training aids

Aug 23, 2018 - Net gain for cricket club from power workers

Aug 23, 2018 - Power company switched on to needs of deaf and hard of hearing customers

Aug 23, 2018 - Sixteen apprentices put their careers in pole position

Aug 23, 2018 - SGN partners with UK Power Networks to raise awareness of free gas safety device

Aug 21, 2018 - UK Power Networks sets out plans for a flexible, lower cost future for over 8.2m electricity customers

Aug 16, 2018 - Balsam bashing boost for woodland

Aug 13, 2018 - Powerful options for school leavers

Aug 10, 2018 - MP launches £2 million power investment

Aug 1, 2018 - £5.1million power upgrade in Maidstone

Aug 1, 2018 - Innovative project puts customers in control of future energy

Jul 26, 2018 - Shotley sailing club push the boat out to buy new dingy after power company donation

Jul 26, 2018 - Engineer’s pedal power for Prostate Cancer UK

Jul 25, 2018 - Powering down the Thames

Jul 23, 2018 - Powerful reasons to celebrate Kent Downs AONB’s 50th anniversary

Jul 19, 2018 - Campers urged to listen to safety pitch

Jul 18, 2018 - Virtual reality helps power workers train safely

Jul 12, 2018 - Companies urged to make pledge to stay safe around electricity

Jul 9, 2018 - Bracken bashing boost for woodland flowers

Jul 6, 2018 - Expert advice for community energy groups

Jul 6, 2018 - Sudbury power project offers lasting solution for homes

Jul 5, 2018 - £1.2 million power boost in Brighton

Jul 2, 2018 - Safety champ is a shining star for apprentices

Jun 29, 2018 - Power firm volunteers give helping hand to Essex Wildlife Trust

Jun 29, 2018 - Power workers dig deep for Crawley hospice

Jun 28, 2018 - Rotary Radio UK wired for sound by electricians

Jun 25, 2018 - Power company duo light up Top 50 Women in Engineering list

Jun 25, 2018 - Refuge created for reptiles

Jun 22, 2018 - Electricity network plan to launch London's first 'virtual power station'

Jun 21, 2018 - Huntingdon gymnastics club lands on its feet with power company donation

Jun 20, 2018 - Solar power trial shines in renewable energy awards

Jun 15, 2018 - Electrical safety message for Barking and Dagenham youngsters

Jun 15, 2018 - Electrical safety message for Stowmarket youngsters

Jun 13, 2018 - Multi-million pound investment for Stowmarket

Jun 8, 2018 - Electrical safety message for farmers at Duxford event as harvest approaches

Jun 6, 2018 - Playground makeover delights Burham school

Jun 6, 2018 - Community support in focus at Ipswich event

Jun 5, 2018 - Final stage of Lewes power upgrade

Jun 1, 2018 - London tunnel project scoops best infrastructure award

May 30, 2018 - Ghosts bring alive vital safety message in Maidstone

May 30, 2018 - Electrical safety message for Ipswich youngsters

May 25, 2018 - Electrical safety message for Welwyn Hatfield youngsters

May 24, 2018 - Thousands of electricity workers take action on dementia

May 18, 2018 - Electricity workers have the power to keep learning

May 15, 2018 - Budding farmers receive powerful advice

May 14, 2018 - Pensions team step up fight against dementia

May 4, 2018 - Expert employee goes the extra mile – and wins again!

May 2, 2018 - Mock substation spreads play safe message

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