Three Lions’ roar heats up grid!

A 960MW pick-up in demand was recorded at half-time, according to the National Grid ESO

Murray final sees energy demand ‘fall 400,000 kettles’

Energy demand fell by around 400,000 kettles’ worth yesterday as people settled down in front of the telly to watch Andy Murray smash home the first Wimbledon win for a British man in more than seven decades. There was a suppression of electricity demand of 1000MW during the gripping tennis match, according to the National […]

Tearful Murray serves up huge energy surge

Andy Murray’s tearful speech after losing to Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final yesterday caused a huge energy surge of 700 megawatts. National Grid reported the jump which is the equivalent of more than a quarter of a million kettles being turned on as most viewers stayed on to watch the emotional address to the […]