Guides and Information
This report summarises collective DNO engagement with communities around electricity network innovation in the last three years, a selection of individual DNO activity, and the lessons for future engagement with this stakeholder group.
This guide is for new and existing community energy and climate action groups who want to find out more about our electricity network and work with Western Power Distribution (WPD) on the transition to net zero. In this guide, we summarise the key areas where you might want to work with us, and we signpost you to where to get more information and support.
This guide is for people developing community energy projects who want to get a connection to the electricity network. It provides an introduction to the electricity network and an overview of the application process for different types of new energy generation relevant to community energy groups.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) carried out a consultation with community energy organisations and local energy stakeholderson the future of our electricity network and the shift to a Distribution System Operator (DSO). This report summarises the consultation responses and feedback received and sets out the actions WPD will take as a result.
This guide is for communities and local energy stakeholders who are interested in electricity network innovation. It will help you to learn more about how our energy system is changing, lessons from innovation trials, why these projects are important, and how you can get involved.
The packs were produced with the aim of empowering communities to reach out to vulnerable customers. Supporting outreach work on fuel poverty and the transition to smart meters.
This guide has been produced for community groups or anyone else in our network area who would like to start a project which will change how your community uses energy. This guide is to provide information and advice on what is involved in undertaking a community-based innovation project.
This report aims to help DNO's to develop the way that they engage with communities in order to improve the outcome of future network innovation projects which involve communities.
This document aims to explain the terms and background information needed to understand a little more about how Distribution Networks operate and how innovation is carried out within Western Power Distribution.
At Western Power Distribution (WPD) we are committed to working with community organisations to better understand and remove the barriers they face in providing flexibility services to us.
Following our involvement in Regen’s Power to Participate project, 13 barriers preventing communities from participating in flexibility markets were identified. This report summarises the work we have done, and are planning to do to reduce barriers and ease participation.