Transmission owners welcome net zero plans outlined by National Grid ESO

The three GB electricity transmission owners (TOs) – National Grid Electricity Transmission, SSEN Transmission and SP Transmission – have welcomed the publication by National Grid ESO of the ‘Pathway to 2030’ documents, which sets out the blueprint for the grid infrastructure required to deliver 2030 offshore wind targets and a pathway to net zero emissions.  

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NGET partners with UK universities to help deliver net zero

National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) has signed innovation partnerships with six universities across the UK that will help decarbonise the electricity system in Great Britain and accelerate progress towards net zero.

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Pivot Power starts work on West Midlands battery storage site

Pivot Power, part of EDF Renewables, has broken ground on a grid-scale battery storage facility in Sandwell, northwest of Birmingham. Connected to the transmission network at National Grid’s Bustleholme substation, the site will help to create a greener energy grid and accelerate the UK’s drive to net zero.

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New online tool designed to help UK ports transition to net zero

An online tool which will help ports forecast the future infrastructure required to meet potential increased demand for electricity from zero emission port operations has been developed by National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) in partnership with Siemens.

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National Grid and Digital Catapult partner to explore 5G benefits to deliver net zero

National Grid has partnered with Digital Catapult to deliver the UK’s first feasibility report to assess the opportunity for adoption of 5G within the Electricity & Gas Transmission networks.

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New report lays out vision for delivering a net zero energy system in South Wales

Zero 2050, a collaborative project involving energy utilities, the Welsh Government, South Wales Industrial Cluster and other public and private sector representatives, undertook analysis to consider how the energy system in South Wales can achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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