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

UK energy demand ‘reaches pre-lockdown levels for the first time’

There has been a gradual rise in energy demand back up towards 2019 levels since July, according to a report

Ofgem fines SSE £2m over disclosure breach

The gas and electricity regulator says the company has delayed publishing information which could have had a ‘significant effect’ on wholesale electricity prices

National Grid boss warns Britain risks power blackouts because of network decay

National Grid’s CEO fears parts of the UK are at greater risk because of the cancellation of projects and the lack of investment in energy networks

Biomethane from cow waste fed into the UK’s gas network

A farm in Cambridgeshire is now producing enough biogas to supply ten households every hour

National Grid switches on coal power station for first time in 55 days

Two years ago the UK’s grid remained without coal generation for 55 hours, according to the National Grid ESO

Planning for uncertainty: What’s happening with Third Party Costs?

Only 40% of a business electricity bill covers the cost of electricity.

National Grid plans £10m project to test hydrogen heating for UK homes

A facility will be built in the North West of England to test how hydrogen could be used to warm homes and slash emissions from industry

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