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ICE works to be the voice of civil engineering. We do this through raising the profile of civil engineering in the media, developing policy positions on the key issues of the day and working with government to deliver improvements to our infrastructure and beyond.

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The electricity grid is changing from traditional one-way flows from large generators to the consumer, to multiple smaller-scale generators

Creating a smarter, more flexible energy system

  • Author: Gavin Miller
  • Date: 06 December 2016

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Ofgem have launched their much-delayed electricity storage consultation. However, in the long wait since it was first mooted it has picked up some other facets.

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Latest press releases

Autumn Statement: Chancellor right to place infrastructure at heart of announcement

23 November, 2016

ICE Director General welcomes the prioritisation of infrastructure in the Chancellor’s Autumn...

Sir John Armitt presents vision for the future of UK infrastructure

19 October, 2016

Demand pressures from population growth, demographic changes, climate change and economic trends will...

Record breaking LEGO bridge showcases engineering creativity

17 October, 2016

A Guinness World Record-breaking 31 metre long suspension bridge made entirely out of LEGO is at the...

State of the Nation

State of the Nation is ICE's flagship policy report. Each year we look at a different aspect of the nation's infrastructure, identifying policy opportunities and risks. We make detailed recommendations on what needs to be done to ensure that the UK's infrastructure can meet our current and future needs.

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State of the Nation: Devolution

state of the nation devolution

The State of the Nation: Devolution report focuses on infrastructure as the key driver in rebalancing the economy but cites the quality of people’s living environments as a priority.

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