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"Every day takes us further down the wrong path, making it harder and more costly to establish coordinated, open systems and markets. It will be a sorry legacy if RIIO2 locks the sector into today's misalignments, just when we need an operating model fi t for tomorrow." NETWORK / 3 / JULY/AUGUST 2018 T H E G R I D JULY/ AUGUST 500kW/ 385kWh A battery unit from Veolia is capable of delivering 500kW/385kWh, equivalent to the energy required to power 1,000 homes or the output from 100,000 standard AA size batteries. EDITORIAL Editor Alec Peachey t: 01342 332086 e: Group technical editor James Brockett, t: 01342 332024 e: Publishing director, utilities Ellen Bennett, t: 01342 3320864 e: Production controller Sharon Miller, t: 01342 332054 Business development manager Helen Smith, t: 01342 332109 e: Business development director Ed Roberts, t: 01342 332067, e: Membership manager Peter Bissell, t: 01342 332057, e: Brand marketing manager, utilities Ben Parker, t: 01342 332103, e: Publisher and chief executive Amanda Barnes, e: General enquiries 01342 332000 Printed by Buxton Press Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6AE Published by Faversham House Ltd, Windsor Court, Wood Street, East Grinstead, RH19 1UZ NETWORKS.ONLINE 600MW Electricity soared by this amount across the UK when England took on Tunisia in their World Cup opener. £4.1bn Ofgem could save consumers this amount of money in the next set of energy network price controls, according to analysis from Citizens Advice. Network is a member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (which regulates the UK's magazine and newspaper industry). We abide by the Editors' Code of Practice and are committed to upholding the highest standards of journalism. If you think that we have not met those standards and want to make a complaint, please contact the editor. If we are unable to resolve your complaint, or if you would like more information about IPSO or the Editors' Code, contact IPSO on 0300 123 2220 or visit "Our power networks are evolving in a different way than they were intended to when originally designed, which means we need to control and operate our networks in a smarter way, and use smarter systems to help us do this." MARK DUNK, THE ENERGY NETWORKS ASSOCIATION'S HEAD OF ENGINEERING, PAGE 14. 70% Research from Electricity North West has revealed that this percentage of British consumers believe they have a role to play in the UK's energy infrastructure. £20 million Flexitricity has generated more than £20 million in savings for UK businesses over 10 years of smart grid operations. JOHN SCOTT, INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT, PAGE 12.

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