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04 Sep 2019

Opinion: New Interactivity and Queue Management plans make it easier for flexible energy to connect

Queueing is something that appears deeply rooted in our national identity. The average Brit spends  67 hours every year queueing, but who wrote the rules? And what is the best way to form an orderly queue?

The Energy Networks Association has launched a consultation seeking views across the industry on how electricity network companies should manage connection applications and what process should be used when dealing with the often-thorny issue of connection queues.

Michael Rieley, commercial policy manager for SSEN Transmission considers how lessons from the weekly shop to Wimbledon could help network companies transition to a smarter energy system.