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"The fi rst round of RIIO-2 majors on gas, and it is vital therefore that Ofgem's thinking refl ects the challenges that heat decarbonisation brings." NETWORK / 3 / OCTOBER 2017 T H E G R I D OCTOBER "Innovation is really important in understanding risk, so you don't dive headlong into a black hole." STEWART REID, HEAD OF ASSET MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION, SSE MAXINE FRERK, GRID EDGE POLICY, PAGE 9 EDITORIAL Utilities content director Ellen Bennett, t: 01342 332084, e: Group Technical Editor James Brockett, t: 01342 332024 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 25,000°C The heat generated by an arc fl ash is hotter than the surface of the sun. HEALTH AND SAFETY SPECIAL REPORT, PAGE 14 364 days Length of time UK Power Networks went without a contractor lost- time injury. 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 What shape will RIIO-2 take? "What we have to face is that there are some huge challenges for the power system over the next decade. We need to be incentivising the network operators to do the right things and not constrain them unnecessarily." DAVE OPENSHAW, DIRECTOR, MILLHOUSE POWER 105,000 The number of EVs already on our streets. 9,000 The number of connection applications for generation each year at UKPN.

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