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UK's 2024,2025 capacity market target cut to 40.1 GW, but year-head target raised

The UK government is seeking to contract 40.1 GW in the next four year-ahead capacity market auction (T-4) for delivery 2024/2025, in an auction due to start March 9, National Grid ESO said Feb. 9.

read more... 10/02/2021


Britain sees greenest year for electricity in 2020

The country was powered coal-free for over 5,147 hours in 2020, compared with 3,666 hours in 2019, National Grid ESO said

read more... 12/01/2021


Ofgem approves UK gas fee change

UK energy regulator Ofgem has approved system operator National Grid's proposal to change the way its gas revenues are calculated going forwards.

read more... 24/12/2020


UK electricity balancing costs surge to GBP200 million in November

UK system balancing costs rose 33% on month in November as constraint costs ballooned, National Grid data showed Dec. 15.

read more... 16/12/2020


SSE, Scottish Power, National Grid to develop 4 GW power link

The multi-billion pound project, called the Eastern Link, will comprise two 2 GW subsea high-voltage direct current cables

read more... 17/11/2020