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UK Peak power 2019-2021

Electricity is a power source that runs the modern world. Meeting the instantaneous power demands of the UK  is the responsibility of the National Grid (ELEXON). The balancing of available energy supply with the instantaneous power demand as logged  by … Continue reading

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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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