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Siemens UK grid stabilzer

Construction begins on UK’s first grid stabilisation facility

Siemens Energy has started work to construct one of the UK’s first grid stabilisation facilities.
interconnector subsea cable

National Grid and TenneT explore North Sea interconnector between offshore wind...

National Grid Ventures and TenneT will explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both countries via subsea electricity cables called interconnectors.
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DNV GL and National Grid developing Great Britain’s offshore wind strategy

National Grid has selected certification body DNV GL as a lead partner in the Offshore Wind Coordination project in Great Britain.

Wind sets new record supplying 60% of UK’s power

The record was set at in the early hours of the day as the UK was experiencing high winds from storm Francis.

Scotland’s 440MW Cruachan hydro plant to receive £1m controls upgrade

Drax Group’s 440MW Cruachan Power Station is to undergo a £1million ($1.3 million) upgrade to modernize its turbine control system.

Bovine biomethane connected to UK’s grid for the first time

In the UK, biomethane obtained from cattle manure and straw has been connected to National Grid’s gas transmission system for the first time.

Construction starts on the world’s longest electricity interconnector

National Grid’s Viking Link infrastructure project marks a major milestone as the construction of the world’s longest electricity interconnector begins.

National Grid energy transmission arms join European Network for Cyber Security

National Grid Gas Transmission (NGGT) and National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) Transmission are the newest members of the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS).

COVID-19: National Grid builds safe ‘village’ for vital staff

National Grid in the UK has built a ‘village’ of sleeping pods which can house their most critical workers during the coronavirus lockdown.

UK blackout: Ofgem investigates possible breach

Ofgem has launched its investigation into the power cuts of Friday 9 August, following an initial report provided by National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO). 

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