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Thinking positively about battery storage - Energy and battery storage are particularly valuable because they offer the potential for incredibly rapid response.   How National Grid will work in partnership to balance the UK’s energy system. System Operator National Grid is strengthening its commitment to the UK’s energy storage community with the creation of a dedicated Storage Working Group. Its purpose is to provide those involved in storage with a platform to hear the latest industry dev...
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Power Potential ready to make a name for itself - What’s the difference between a gravitationally completely collapsed object – and a black hole? The answer? Nothing and everything. You see, under its original name only physicists talked about it. But once someone called it a black hole, everyone was intrigued. This cumbersome concept became compelling. Biljana Stojkovska, Power Potential Project Lead. Black holes are a great example of how important a name can be when you want to engage pe...
Introducing Power Potential
Introducing Power Potential
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National Grid shortlisted for BITC Award - Taurai Horton (right), 2013 EmployAbility supported intern, now Sustainability & Resilience, Support Analyst, National Grid.   National Grid’s approach to helping young people and excluded groups find employment has earned it a place on this year’s Responsible Business Awards shortlist. National Grid is in the running for the Unipart Award for Outstanding Employment after being shortlisted in the Business in the Community (BITC) Responsible Busines...
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FES 2017: What’s changing? - Uncertainty is a word that is used more and more when speaking about the energy landscape in Great Britain. It is precisely because of this uncertain outlook that it is valuable to explore a wide range of plausible energy futures, which we do each year through our Future Energy Scenarios (FES). Marcus Stewart, Head of Energy Insights, National Grid. We could not create these scenarios without the insights and views from stakeholders across the energy industry an...
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Counting the benefits of innovation - Here in Gas Transmission, we’re committed to creating real value for our customers through innovation. But what does that really mean? Pauline Walsh, Director of Gas Transmission Owner. An innovative idea is like an uncultivated seed. For it to flourish into a workable solution takes drive, passion and commitment. By taking ideas from our employees, who understand the challenges we face, we are able to generate real, measurable value. The challenge is t...
Counting the benefits of innovation
Counting the benefits of innovation
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2017 Summer Outlook Report: The summer ahead - Each spring we publish our Summer Outlook Report which brings together analysis of the supply and demand picture for both gas and electricity from April through to October. The summer months pose interesting challenges as we manage the energy networks, particularly in balancing supply and demand at a time when we typically see lower demand than during winter. The picture for electricity Phil Sheppard, Director of SO Operations, National Grid. O...
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Autism awareness - The 2016/2017 EmployAbility interns at National Grid’s Warwick site with their job coaches. We have 25 interns in total this academic year across five National Grid/Gas Distribution sites.   Autism touches many people yet remains little understood. Resourcing Business Partner Megan Price explains what National Grid is doing to help change that. The experience of autism is much broader than many might think. When we were planning our effort for Autism Awareness Week, peopl...
Autism awareness
Autism awareness
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A ready steady flow - National Grid’s Pipeline Maintenance Centre (PMC) aims to grow its operation by 6% in the coming years.   National Grid’s Pipelines Maintenance Centre (PMC) plays a critical role in keeping the UK’s gas flowing exactly when and where it needs to. Head of Delivery Services Karl Yates discusses PMC’s strategy and services — and reveals some facts that might surprise you. PMC has come a long way since it was founded as the emergency response unit to National Grid’s nation...
Pipeline Maintenance Centre (PMC)
Pipeline Maintenance Centre (PMC)
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District heating and the race to 2050 - Here in the UK, we’re committed to reducing carbon emissions by 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. Simon Durk, Market Insights Manager, National Grid. Heating buildings contributes a third of those emissions, so tackling the problem will mean reconsidering our reliance on gas-boiler heating. One possible solution is a growth in the use of district heating, which uses a single centralised source to heat a network of surrounding buildings. The technology is ...
Investigating district heating
Investigating district heating
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Dong Energy’s Mikkel Gryning explains how wind farms can support the grid with fast acting frequency response DONG Energy UK National Grid UK
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