SSE, ScottishPower, Natwest Group and National Grid announced as first COP26 sponsors

The government says the Principal Partners will support the delivery of a successful and ambitious COP and notes they represent ‘some of the leading lenders, investors and energy companies in the UK’

New York and National Grid team up for home energy savings pilot

The new performance-based model is expected to deliver additional energy and bill savings of 10% to 30% for customers

National Grid ESO issues warning on stretched electricity supply

The Electricity System Operator warns margins between electricity supply and demand will be tight this evening

Energy majors partner to speed up offshore CO2 transport and storage infrastructure

The partnership will see the development of an offshore network to ‎transport captured CO2 emissions to offshore storage beneath the ‎UK North Sea

‘Unusual lull’ in wind power sparks National Grid energy warning

The Electricity System Operator says low levels of wind, generational outages and the balance of imports and exports are to blame for the impending power shortage

National Grid signs 25-year deal for Grain LNG terminal

Grain LNG currently has the capacity to store and deliver enough gas to meet at least 25% of the UK’s demand

Underwater cable being laid
Ofgem sets maximum revenues for 1.4GW UK-Denmark interconnector

The regulator believes the Viking Link will likely see £5.2bn in consumer benefits over 25 years

Plans for interconnection of British and Dutch offshore wind farms move forward

An interconnector will connect up to 4GW of British and Dutch offshore wind, providing an additional 2GW of capacity between the countries

National Grid appoints Paula Rosput Reynolds as first female Chair

Currently Non-executive Director at General Electric in the US and Senior Independent Director of BP, she will succeed Sir Peter Gershon

National Grid brands Ofgem’s RIIO-2 draft determinations ‘unacceptable’

New rules to cut spending by network operators risk causing more power blackouts in the UK, according to National Grid