Historic generation mix and carbon intensity

The carbon intensity of electricity measures how much carbon dioxide emissions are produced per kilowatt hour.
This dataset contains data from 1 January 2009. It has seasonal decomposition applied to correct missing or irregular data points. The data is subject to change due to a data cleansing process taking place to provide the most accurate figures.

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Additional Information

Field Value
Creator National Grid Electricity System Operator
Date Created March 4, 2020 at 1:07 PM (UTC+00:00)
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Update Frequency Hourly

cURL integration


# Get a list of dataset's resources

curl -L -s https://api.nationalgrideso.com/api/3/action/datapackage_show?id=historic-generation-mix | grep path

# Get resources

curl -L https://api.nationalgrideso.com/dataset/88313ae5-94e4-4ddc-a790-593554d8c6b9/resource/f93d1835-75bc-43e5-84ad-12472b180a98/download/df_fuel_ckan.csv

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