National Grid ESO publishes Future Energy Scenarios 2023 with a warning that “a once in a lifetime opportunity will pass us by” unless more radical steps are taken.
National Grid ESO publishes its latest roadmap for Britain’s electricity system, Future Energy Scenarios 2022.
Part of the National Grid will be re-nationalised to oversee the running of Britain’s electricity network.
Government launches consultation into the creation of an independent Energy Future System Operator in proposals that would see National Grid lose its role of balancing demand with supply.
National Grid ESO publishes Future Energy Scenarios 2021, its roadmap for decarbonising the UK’s electricity system.
Network failure at Europe’s biggest thermal power plant causes problems for the electricity system in Poland.
Electricity network operator National Grid ESO releases its Winter Outlook 2020.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges 40 GW of offshore wind power by the end of the decade.
National Grid ESO introduces new Dynamic Containment mechanism to help keep network frequency balanced.
National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios 2020 report outlines the path towards zero carbon emissions by 2050, with renewables, energy storage, and electric vehicles all having crucial roles to play.