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NETWORK / 3 / SEPTEMBER 2016 T H E G R I D SEPTEMBER £400 million Could be saved by the emerging heat sector through the sharing of data on system ineffi ciencies over the next 10 years NETWORKS.ONLINE September The DCC network underpinning the smart meter rollout is due to go live at the end of this month SEE MORE, P6 CORDI O'HARA, DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL GRID SYSTEM OPERATOR, ANNOUNCES THE FIRST EFR CONTRACTS SEE MORE, P24 Ofgem and BEIS's call for evidence on smart energy systems will set out thinking on distribution system operation. NETWORKS.ONLINE "This is the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the industry." EDITORIAL Editor Jane Gray, t: 01342 332087, e: Deputy editor Lucinda Dann, t: 01342 332083, e: Utilities content director Ellen Bennett, t: 01342 332084, 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 £215bn The amount of investment needed in UK energy infrastructure by 2030, according to Barclays Research £185.4m Proposed cut to National Grid's transmission spending allowance in this price control period NETWORKS.ONLINE "This DNO is willing to go it alone" PETER EMERY, ELECTRICITY NORTH WEST CHIEF EXECUTIVE, INTERVIEWED ON P12 Skills Levy All employers operating in the UK with a pay bill over £3 million a year will contribute 0.5% of that bill through the apprenticeship levy to support apprenticeship training from April 2017 NETWORKS.ONLINE 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'

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