National Grid: Live Status (4:50am 14/08/2022)
The National Grid is Great Britain’s electricity transmission network, distributing the electrical power generated in England, Scotland, and Wales, and transferring energy between Great Britain and Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Norway. Most data comes from the Balancing Mechanism Reporting System and is updated at five minute intervals. Solar data comes from Sheffield Solar and is updated at half hour intervals.
Note: this pie chart shows generation only, and excludes interconnectors
53.8% fossil fuels
|Gas (open cycle)||0.05||0.2|
|Gas (combined cycle)||10.46||53.6|
6.1% renewable energy
36.7% other energy