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"With the growth in power demand for EVs and heat pumps, the assumption of surplus capacity will rapidly be challenged. Then, customer consumption patterns will have very strong network cost implications, the costs will increasingly be forward looking." NETWORK / 3 / JUNE 2018 T H E G R I D JUNE One in 10 Some reports suggest that as many as one in 10 vehicles sold around the world in 2025 could be electric. EDITORIAL Editor Alec Peachey t: 01342 332086 e: Group technical editor James Brockett, t: 01342 332024 e: Utilities content director 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 £25.4bn The amount electricity networks are set to invest in infrastructure during the current price control period. 37km The amount of electricity power lines which will have been undergrounded in the Lake District National Park by 2023. 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 "The Internet of Things (IoT) has already become a key part of many industries and increasing DER into the grid drives the need for the digitalisation of information." VONNIE SMITH, VICE PRESIDENT OF UTILITIES ASSET PERFORMANCE AT BENTLEY SYSTEMS, PAGE 18. 659MW The amount of power set to be generated each year at Ørsted's Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. 235,000 The number of homes that could be supplied with electricity for a day by the "world's biggest" network of grid-scale batteries and rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. See www. JOHN PARSONS, NETWORKS PORTFOLIO MANAGER AT BEAMA, PAGE 13.

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