National Grid System Operator Innovation Strategy
We are witnessing new sources of energy, emerging technologies and changing consumer behavior. Within the System Operator (SO) we recognise the vital role we must play in leading and facilitating innovation. It’s our job to manage the network every day and that places us at the heart of the industry.
The work we do also enables other stakeholders in the industry to move ahead with their own innovations. For example, planning how the grid will support the widespread roll-out of electric vehicles is an essential part of planning a sustainable future for decarbonised transport.
Our Innovation Strategy brings together all of our thinking in one place but the fact is that we don’t hold all the answers – it’s vital that we have an open dialogue with stakeholders on where our innovation priorities lie and how we can work together in the future.