Electricity North West Limited has chosen Fundamentals as the voltage control expert for its QUEST project, aimed at developing a new ‘overarching system for voltage control’, which will cut costs for operators and customers, while reducing carbon emissions.

The energy provider has identified key areas for emissions reductions that meet scientific approval including helping to curb indirect emissions by consumers over the next 10 years.

The exponential rise of domestic rooftop solar panels is forcing technologists and regulators to find grid management solutions rapidly, particularly for export and system security.

As a COVID ‘second wave’ appears to be growing globally, the UK’s energy sector is confident about coping with the perfect storm of pandemic and winter demand, while looking for longer-term benefits.

Regulator updates rules on connected asset reporting with immediate effect.

As the National Grid’s ESO releases an optimistic outlook for achieving net zero ahead of 2050, SSE reveals new technology that can help get there.


When Elizabeth Macharia came to the UK from her hometown of Karen, a leafy suburb of Kenya’s capital Nairobi, she brought with her a drive for change, an open mind and a passion for innovation.

A potential £35bn investment programme and stated aim to “turn Britain’s streets green” is dampened by intention to drive down running and financing costs and halve DNOs earnings.

A message from Dr Jonathan Hiscock, MD at Fundamentals:

Fundamentals and SystemCORP Energy are made for each other, I believe. Our decision to join forces as part of a single Fundamentals company is true synergy, because together we are set to achieve more than the sum of our parts.

Latest research shows executives believe greenhouse gas emissions have directly contributed to the increase in extreme weather events and that severe weather poses a direct threat to their businesses.