New £10,000-prize offshore wind data hackathon open

The two-day event will centre around an industrial data-led challenge, with the aim of developing a prototype solution for use in wind farm operations

National Grid ESO power cut report: Industry responds

What does the energy sector think of the findings?

UK’s grid system protection ‘operated as designed during August power cuts’

National Grid ESO has published its final technical report into the power outages of Friday 9th August

Reactive Technologies and National Grid ESO partner to fulfil 2025 zero carbon goals

The six-year deal will see the system operator able to accurately measure system inertia for the first time

Distributed energy ‘could restart power supplies following major outage’

A new project is exploring how distributed energy resources could be used to restore power in the “highly unlikely event” of a total or partial shutdown of the National Electricity Transmission System

National Grid ESO joins Powering Past Coal Alliance

Members of the Alliance commit to taking actions such as setting targets to phase out coal and committing to no further investments in coal power

National Grid confirms pan-European balancing market launch delayed

It said French transmission system operator RTE is ‘experiencing difficulties’ with its implementation of Project TERRE

Britain powers on without coal for a fortnight

As coal plants take up to six hours to warm up and become available on the system, the new record will be set at 3.12pm today

Government lowers target capacity for delayed T-1 auction

It has been reduced from 4.6GW to 2.7GW

Britain sets new record as it goes coal-free for a week!

The last coal generator came off the system at 1:24pm on 1st May, which means the UK reaches 168 hours without coal at 1.24pm today