Ireland’s EirGrid chief to join UK National Grid

The head of Ireland’s state-owned operator EirGrid is to join the UK’s National Grid. Chief Executive Fintan Slye has informed the Board he will be leaving the organisation at the end of December. He will take up a new role with National Grid UK, running its gas and electricity System Operator business. John O’Connor, Chairman […]

National Grid spared from being broken up

National Grid has been spared from being broken up as plans for a new, separate electricity system operator has been announced. The government and Ofgem have proposed to establish a legally, independent operator within National Grid to create “greater separation” between its system operator role and the rest of the group. The new system operator […]