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New board announced for GB Electricity System Operator

The National Grid Electricity System Operator has announced the members of its new board of directors in advance of it beginning to operate as a legally separate business, within the National Grid Group, from 1st April 2019.

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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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Nemo Link interconnector enters commercial operation

The Nemo Link interconnector between the UK and Belgium has now entered commercial operation, National Grid has announced.

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National Grid awards £300m of contracts on Hinkley Connection...

National Grid has announced the award of £300 million worth of construction contracts as work steps up on the Hinkley Connection project.

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Dedicated distributed energy desk setup by National Grid

National Grid's electricity control room has introduced a new 'Distributed Resource' Desk that enables power system engineers to give instructions faster to smaller generators, battery storage operators, and demand side response providers.

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Resilience Energy plans to become 'Uber of electricity industry'...

Resilience Energy is aiming to become the "Uber of the electricity industry" by giving customers the hardware, software and contracts they need to produce, store and sell renewable energy, and an app to monitor the system's performance.

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Grain LNG terminal marks record month in December

National's Grid's Grain LNG Terminal sent out more gas than any other terminal in North West Europe last month (December).

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National Grid's Humber tunnel reaches halfway point

National Grid's tunnel boring machine has passed the halfway point under the River Humber representing a major milestone in the project to secure 20 per cent of Britain's gas supplies.