Category Archives: nuclear

2019/20 GB Peak Power Demand

Which energy sources currently meet Great Britain’s peak electricity demand?  Peak demand occurs at ~6pm on weekdays, and the mix of “fuels” as more Wind Power comes on-line is constantly changing. On average today Wind and Nuclear are currently providing … Continue reading

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UK Power generation 2018-19

Peak electricity demand in the UK occurs between 5-30pm to 6pm each weekday evening. I have been monitoring daily power generation on an hourly basis for several years. During 2018 extra wind capacity has been added to the grid and … Continue reading

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Updated monitors of UK Power Generation

I have updated my monitoring of UK Power production to include Solar Energy. These are calculated by the University of Sheffield on behalf of the National Grid. Solar Energy and embedded wind farms are not metered centrally but appear as … Continue reading

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