Deploying advanced communications to technologies that can deliver real customer value will be essential for network operators to ensure that more than £25 billion of spending under RIIO-2 is invested wisely, says our Managing Director, Dr Jon Hiscock.

Fundamentals has transferred its HV Services division to Freedom (an NG Bailey company), to focus resources on its core power systems technologies, including market-leading Automatic Voltage Control (AVC), Low Voltage Regulator (LVR), and cable fault detection and monitoring products.


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.