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  1. Fast FT

    August 23, 2016

    National Grid to pay nearly £18m towards Drax after Ofgem ruling

    The company that runs Britain’s electricity supply will have to pay £17.7m towards a controversial contract it has...

  2. August 22, 2016

    Emergency winter electricity scheme cancelled

    One of the flagship schemes for keeping Britain’s lights on this winter has been cancelled at the last moment due to a...

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  1. July 8, 2016

    National Grid confident it can keep lights on this winter

    Power supplies will be sufficient to keep the lights on this winter, the operator of Britain’s electricity transmission...

  2. FT Alphaville

    June 30, 2016

    Markets Live: Thursday, 30th June, 2016

    This Markets Live session ended at 12:03 on 30 Jun 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

  3. June 23, 2016

    Spike in electricity forecast as nation tunes in for Brexit vote

    Britons gathering round the television to watch the results of Thursday’s referendum on EU membership are set to...

  4. June 17, 2016

    National Grid should be broken up, say MPs

    MPs are calling for National Grid, the company that runs Britain’s electricity system, to be broken up in a radical...

  5. June 13, 2016

    Britain told to brace itself for power shortages

    Britain should brace itself for a winter of tight electricity supplies that will force National Grid to use its...

  6. May 20, 2016

    UK power prices go negative as renewables boom distorts market

    A surge in solar and wind farms has helped drive down UK energy prices so much that power stations have started paying...

  7. Fast FT

    May 19, 2016

    Opening Quote: Rolls-Royce; Aston Villa; Royal Mail

    A Rolls-Royce bribery probe has spread to Nigeria, Royal Mail has posted in-line profits, Aston Villa has been sold. FT...

  8. Fast FT

    May 19, 2016

    National Grid profits powered by French connection

    Currency movements and an electricity connection with France helped National Grid increase its profits last year, it...

  9. FT Alphaville

    May 13, 2016

    When you take the slack out of the system bad things happen

    In today’s highly fragmented, personalised and noisy news environment, you may have missed the story that on Monday,...

  10. May 10, 2016

    UK electricity prices spike after power stations break down

    Electricity prices spiked on Monday night, it has emerged, after several old power stations broke down, forcing...

  11. May 10, 2016

    Electric car drivers to sell power back to National Grid

    Owners of electric cars in the UK will be able to sell power from their batteries back to the National Grid under a...

  12. May 6, 2016

    Interserve falls on waste-to-energy plant delays

    Shares in Interserve slumped 27 per cent on Friday after the construction and support services group was hit by cost...

  13. April 20, 2016

    Winning streak for regulated utilities likely to continue

    What do we want? More regulation! It is not a call you will hear from many investors, but owners of utility stocks may...

  14. April 5, 2016

    US business split on clean power plan

    US companies have lined up on opposing sides over President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, the centrepiece of his...

  15. April 3, 2016

    National Grid accused of energy ‘panic’ over coal deals

    National Grid’s decision to grant lucrative contracts to two large British coal-fired power plants, helping keep them...

  16. Fast FT

    April 1, 2016

    Drax expects full year profit at top end of forecasts

    Powering on. UK electricity generator Drax Group says it is now expecting its full year operating profit to come in...

  17. March 31, 2016

    Coal-fired power station wins reprieve with new government subsidies

    One of Britain’s biggest coal-fired power stations has been given a last-minute reprieve thanks to a new service...

  18. March 24, 2016

    Brexit likely to be ‘electric shock’, says Amber Rudd

    Britain faces an “electric shock” costing consumers at least £500m a year if it leaves the EU, the energy secretary...

  19. Fast FT

    March 23, 2016

    High Speed 1 CEO hops to National Grid

    National Grid has appointed Nicola Shaw, the chief executive of the High Speed 1 rail project, to its board. Ms Shaw is...

  20. March 21, 2016

    UK could save £1bn by paying people to change electricity use

    The UK could save about £1bn and thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions by paying people to use electricity at...

  21. March 4, 2016

    Energy study shows £8bn consumer savings

    Improving Britain’s energy storage and managing electricity demand could save consumers up to £8bn a year by 2030,...

  22. March 1, 2016

    UK announces more subsidies for electricity suppliers

    Ministers will offer more subsidies to electricity suppliers for back-up power, and increase penalties on those who...

  23. February 28, 2016

    ScottishPower’s £400m plan to expand ‘hollow mountain’ plant

    The six-year battle to carve a power station into the granite mountain of Ben Cruachan in the Scottish Highlands...

  24. Fast FT

    February 8, 2016

    One of UK's largest power stations to close

    One of the UK’s largest power stations is to close as it struggles to cope with stricter emissions targets, its...

  25. January 4, 2016

    UK expected to face more power emergencies

    Emergency measures are likely to be needed several more times this winter to keep Britain’s lights on, National Grid...

  26. January 4, 2016

    Keeping Britain’s lights on: inside National Grid

    Somewhere in the middle of the Berkshire countryside sits an unmarked single-storey brick building, barely visible over...

  27. December 11, 2015

    Dirty gas and diesel generators win £250m public subsidy

    More than £250m of public money will be paid to inefficient small gas and diesel engines to help provide electricity...

  28. December 9, 2015

    Dirty diesel generators to get millions in push to avert blackout

    Highly polluting diesel generators are set to earn tens of millions of pounds over the next few years by providing an...

  29. December 6, 2015

    Industry argues for UK electricity subsidy reform

    Britain should overhaul its system of subsidies that encourage power companies to supply electricity at peak times,...

  30. December 1, 2015

    Bidders line up for ITC electricity group

    National Grid of the UK, Iberdrola of Spain and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway are among the companies exploring...

  31. November 18, 2015

    Winners bring disabled people into workforce

    It seems fitting that as the UK’s disability discrimination act turns 20, the two strongest entries of the Apollo...

  32. November 18, 2015

    Investors recoil from Drax after energy speech

    The UK’s biggest coal-fired power generator lost of tens of millions of pounds in value on Wednesday after the energy...

  33. November 10, 2015

    National Grid to sell UK gas-distribution business

    National Grid, Britain’s electricity network operator, has put a majority stake in its UK gas-distribution business up...

  34. November 10, 2015

    National Grid: pipes for sale

    Allow a game of Monopoly to drag on long enough and growth ceases to be the best strategy. There are only so many...

  35. November 10, 2015

    Holliday’s plan to vacate after gas sale shows perfect timing

    Steve Holliday’s instinct for timing is so good that he would only need the gold watch the board might give him on his...

  36. FT Alphaville

    November 10, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Grid sale, Deutsche Zig Zag, bored whales

    National Grid is selling stakes in gas distribution, Vodafone is in a slow bicycle race and Sea World is phasing out...

  37. November 6, 2015

    CRH lifted by US infrastructure bill vote

    A relief rally lifted CRH, the Irish aggregates maker, on Friday after the US cleared the way to approving a key...

  38. November 5, 2015

    UK electricity supply fears follow power crunch

    More than 10 per cent of Britain’s electricity needs during Wednesday night’s power crunch came from supply that will...

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