Energy minister sets out parameters for next capacity auctions

They include the T-1 auction planned for January 2021 and the T-4 auction for February 2021

National Grid launches work on the ‘world’s longest electricity interconnector’

Siemens Energy will build the UK and Denmark converter stations on both ends of the 765 kilometre-long cable between the neighbouring countries

Energy firms react against Ofgem’s proposals for the next network price control

Energy companies including National Grid, ScottishPower and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission have raised concerns about the regulator’s draft determination

‘World’s longest’ subsea cable project worth £2bn passes halfway point

The two parallel 720 kilometres cables will connect the UK and Norwegian electricity grids

‘Last winter was the greenest ever for Great Britain’

Last winter was the lowest carbon intensity winter on record for electricity generation, according to the National Grid’s annual report

Flexitricity’s virtual power plant surpasses 500MW and boosts grid’s flexibility

The project aims to help National Grid and operators to balance variations in renewable generation and manage the security of supply

National Grid secures $743m green loan for 760km undersea electricity cable project

The wire will connect Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire and South Jutland in Denmark and will enable the systems to share enough clean energy to power 1.4 million UK homes

May becomes ‘the greenest month ever’ in the UK

It was the first full calendar month of electricity generation without coal since the industrial revolution, according to a new report

Somerset switches on ground-breaking energy storage facility

The ‘largest council-owned energy storage system in the UK’ comes as a result of a £9.8m investment

National Grid Ventures seeks to raise £1m towards patients and staff welfare

The money raised with UHB Charity, will be used to fund a variety of equipment and ‘comfort activities’ related to patient care during the Covid-19 crisis