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Posted: 7 October 2013
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Winter Outlook Report

Winter outlook report 2013/14

We’ve now published our Winter Outlook Report for 2013/2014. This annual publication provides a forecast of the anticipated supply/demand for both gas and electricity over the coming winter. It is based on detailed market analysis and the responses received through the winter consultation process. We can’t predict exactly what supply and demand will be this

Posted: 3 October 2013
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Global warming ‘unequivocal’ according to IPCC report

‘The Physical Science Basis Report’ also confirms that there is a 95 per cent probability that most of the warming since 1950 has been caused by human influence. The increase to ‘unequivocal’ from ‘very likely’ in the 2007 report is due to more and better observations, an improved understanding of the climate system response and

Posted: 16 September 2013
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What does the UK’s future energy mix look like?

Guardian sustainable business have published an article looking at the challenges in securing future energy sources that are reliable, affordable and clean. The UK’s energy sector has not faced such an extraordinary combination of dire problems since the crises of the 1970s – and even then help was on the horizon in the form of

Posted: 12 September 2013
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Disclosure recognition

National Grid has been ranked as a global leader for the quality of climate change data it has submitted to the Carbon Disclosure Project, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system. The achievement was announced today in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013, which tracks how the world’s largest listed companies are acting

Posted: 10 September 2013
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Our role in the industry

Cyber terrorism – how real is the threat to the national grid?

But how credible is the threat of cyber terrorism to the national grid infrastructure? At National Grid, we have rigorous defence systems and strategies and we continually monitor them to protect ourselves against any present and future cyber-threat. Given the role we have in connecting people to their energy supplies, it’s a responsibility we take

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