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This week's headlines: strike-prices for offshore wind projects fell by 30% in the latest Contracts for Difference auction round; global CO2 emissions rise at their fastest rate for seven years; and Government look to push back the smart meter rollout deadline to 2024.
24 09 2019
News article - 24 September 2019
After the System Operator published its Summer Outlook, it is clear that summer demand can be met. In this blog, Head of Marketing, Mike Shirley looks at the issues facing National Grid this summer, and what market participants can do to meet the needs of the grid. In the first Summer Outlook since the Electricity System Operator (ESO) was spun off from the Transmission Owner, peak electricity demand for this summer has been estimated at 33.7GW, a reduction of 200MW on last year’s peak summer f...
05 04 2019
Blog - 5 April 2019
As a next generation energy company, we are always looking ahead and proactively developing innovative solutions for our customers. Robert Groves, Chief Executive Officer, believes that the future is moving towards a ‘smart grid’ approach and explains what we are doing to adapt and grow our business. Looking ahead, we can see a shift towards a smart grid outlook and we plan to be ready for that future. A smart grid approach will mean that our energy will be managed more efficiency and more sus...
03 09 2018
Blog - 3 September 2018