UK Power Networks Services has announced that it has successfully won a contract with Telford Homes, one of London’s largest residential developers, to connect its new development in Beckton to the local electricity network.
This is an exciting project for UK Power Networks Services, building on the experience of working with clients to deliver critical energy infrastructure. The company is well-positioned to increase its focus on standalone Independent Connections Provider (ICP) work in the marketplace.
Telford Homes’ Gallions Point development will deliver 267 new homes to the East London area and UK Power Networks Services will draw on the expertise and experience of its teams who work on the electricity networks at nearby Canary Wharf, London City Airport and on the DLR.
Businesses and developers looking for a new connection can access one of the safest and most experienced electrical engineering companies in the country to deliver their contestable connections work, with a track record of zero lost time injuries in over five million hours worked.
The company supports the UK’s journey to net zero through provision of a safe and reliable end-to-end solution from the grid to the user for residential, commercial industrial estates and campuses.
Client delivery manager, Antony White, who leads the company’s ICP business says: “UK Power Networks Services supports the UK’s leading companies achieve their path to net zero. A critical element of net zero is the electrification of heat and housing. Getting the right connection at the right price is a key part of this journey.”
The head of utilities at Telford Homes says: “We’re looking forward to working closely with UK Power Networks Services to provide the critical electricity supply to this exciting new residential development in Beckton.”
The energy infrastructure company is National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS) accredited and will deliver work including cable laying, diversion and reinforcement of circuits or substations, overhead power line installation, substation installation, service terminations and low voltage and 11kV connections to the main electricity network.