Decarbonisation

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Gas grid decarbonisation needed, report argues

A report issued by think tank Bright Blue argues that new government incentives and investment are needed to end the UK's dependency on natural gas.

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Solving the whole-system challenge

At a recent National Grid roundtable discussion held in association with Network entitled 'Solving future system challenges now' attendees examined how a whole-system approach could help solve the myriad of challenges faced by the industry. Tom Grimwood...

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ADE report highlights customer confusion over energy policy

Customers face a complex jigsaw puzzle when trying to navigate energy policy, says the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) in its report, 'Solving the energy policy puzzle for users'.

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The future of gas

Tony Nixon, head of gas transmission, regulation, National Grid talks to Network editor Alec Peachey about a range of subjects including decarbonisation, taking a whole system approach and the future role of gas.

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Innovative project highlights integrated energy solutions

Public sector sites, including a university and military bases, will host a pilot project to develop smart, integrated energy solutions to cut energy costs and carbon emissions across the public sector estate, stimulating a potential £100 billion annual...

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National Grid's electricity control room

The external environment is rapidly evolving due to decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation. The operation of the national electricity transmission system is therefore becoming more challenging. National Grid use a variety of tools to balance...

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The decarbonisation challenge

Simon Fairman - director, safety and network strategy at Cadent - looks at the role of gas and hydrogen powered vehicles in helping to reduce emissions.

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Local energy planning needed to meet decarbonisation targets...

Local authorities should have more of a say in the planning of their energy systems and infrastructure to meet decarbonisation targets at the least cost, according to a study carried out by the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC).