Britain’s coal-fired power stations ‘received huge sums to keep lights on’

Soaring energy prices and low wind generation have reportedly led the National Grid ESO to spend nearly £86 million last week on fossil fuel power stations

Britain fires up coal power plant to meet electricity demand

National Grid ESO has asked EDF to fire up two units at its West Burton A power station in Nottinghamshire

Firms to pay £6m for wholesale energy market regulations breach

Ofgem said ESB Independent Generation Trading Limited and Carrington Power Limited submitted inaccurate data about the amount of energy a power plant could supply

National Grid ESO embraces AI for accurate solar generation forecasts

The project is forecast to bring savings in balancing costs and carbon dioxide emissions

How algorithms could help the grid operate with zero-carbon by 2025

National Grid ESO has partnered with the Smith Institute to develop an innovative approach to scheduling backup power, using machine learning algorithms

Britain ‘on track to meet its 78% emissions reduction target by 2035’

Two out of the four National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios show that the UK could deliver on its recent climate pledges

Three Lions’ roar heats up grid!

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

Sterling performance leads to grid surge

England’s win over Germany caused 1.6GW hike in demand says National Grid

‘UK’s largest’ domestic flexibility study launched

More than 25,000 homes across the UK will take part in research that aims to explore how new technologies can affect electricity usage and help balance the grid

‘World first’: Deeside Power Station provides inertia and reactive power to National Grid ESO

It will reduce the need for carbon emitting generators to come online and enable the generation of more wind and solar power, in addition to saving consumers money