Summer demand could fall by up to 20% due to the effects of COVID-19, according to National Grid ESO.
Barriers to implementing digitalisation measures in the transmission and distribution (T&D) industry could "hold back" the success of the global energy transition, DNV GL has said.
National Grid Electricity Transmission unveils £7.4 billion plan to build transmission system of the future
National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) has unveiled plans to spend £7.4 billion to establish the “future electricity transmission system”.
National Grid expects minimum summer transmission system demand in 2019 to fall broadly in line with last year’s, owing to a collapse in new solar deployment.
Surging wind, interconnectors and distributed demand leading to capacity deficits, National Grid warns
New wind generation, interconnectors and surging EV uptake will leave the transmission system having to tackle capacity deficits over the next decade, according to the system operator National Grid.
National Grid now has access to the half hourly settlement data of almost all export sites connected to the distribution network, giving it visibility over the renewable generation that it has previously only be able to register as negative demand.
A national network of high speed electric vehicle chargers and large-scale batteries connected directly to the transmission network has been unveiled to offer a new business model to the country’s energy storage market.
As 2017 draws to a close, Clean Energy News looks back on what has been a considerably interesting year for the energy transition. In the second of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories that broke in April, May and June.