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National Grid's job is to connect people to the energy they use. From the warmth and light we rely on at home, and the power which keeps our factories and offices going, to the infrastructure and technologies that are essential parts of our modern lifestyle. The energy industry between now and 2050 is set to change dramatically and...

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Miners dig deep to keep London's lights on for the next 120 years

These are the miners tunnelling nearly 200 feet in the mud beneath London to help keep the capital’s lights on for the next 120 years. National Grid hopes the £1 billion London Power Tunnels project will supply electricity to the capital “for generations to come”. It will also power Crossrail through a “super-strength” generator in north-west London. Teams of three miners are working 12-hour shifts piloting tunnel-boring machines to cut through...

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Sally Nicholson

Power Systems Engineer

I first joined National Grid when I was 18 and I joined the Year in Industry programme - that was for 12 months. Then I actually enrolled onto National Grid’s sponsored student programme so I went to university full time and came back to...

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Olagoke Phillips

Technical Graduate, Grain LNG

I’m currently working as a Commissioning Engineer and where I see my role fitting in to National Grid is by delivering this new terminal, to allow us to be able to deliver 20% of the UK gas demand, ensuring the security of supply of UK gas...

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Ben Pirie

Engineer Training Programme, Power System Design

I wanted to join the Engineering Training Programme because it’s a great time to be in the industry. There’s lots of change and with the up and coming renewables targets that the government’s setting combined with the ageing...

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National Grid: Wind operators will be paid to switch off this summer

Wind farm operators will be paid to stop producing power to prevent too much energy entering the ageing electricity network this summer, says the National Grid. The UK has seen a huge growth in wind farm installations, with the cumulative offshore and onshore wind installed capacity in the UK in 2016 recorded at 12.1GW, according to Wind Europe’s Wind in Power: 2016 statistics report. However, because of a lack of energy storage, the UK electricity grid is unable to handle...

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