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Call for more information on DNO pay systems

Call for more information on DNO pay systems

Conference voted to instruct the sector executive to carry out a survey of distribution network operators’ pay scales and standby arrangements, and on the back of this to organise a pay seminar to share information.

ESI Conference 2017 delegates

John RhodesJohn Rhodes (Northern Powergrid), moving the motion at the energy supply industry conference, said: “Since privatisation, DNOs have gone different ways with pay scales, bonuses and standby arrangements and I don’t think it’s very clear what other people get – you just hear whispers.”

Pooling information across DNOs would provide Prospect with the information it needed. As a collective, it was important for the union to have this information and it was time for for much more transparency, he said.

Photographer: Stefano Cagnoni