Noble prize


Noble prize

Chief Executive Steve Holliday explains why supporting the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering is a natural fit for National Grid.

Case study:

Connecting people

As the temperature plummets outside, how does National Grid fit into the broader picture of seasonal supply?

Connecting people


Locating pylons

Ian Grimshaw, Director at planning and design experts TEP Ltd, outlines the considerations that guide when and how T-pylons might be used.

Triads: Why three is the magic number

Talking points:

The Triad pricing system plays an important role in helping Britain to manage its electricity demand more efficiently.

Locating pylons


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Looking ahead

What to look out for in the coming weeks

  • Monday 12th January

    Engineering UK Report 2015