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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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UK Power Generation 2017-18

The balancing of energy supply with demand on the UK National Grid is performed by ELEXON and as a result they provide a live snapshot of the power generated to match that demand  by fuel type. I have been monitored … Continue reading

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