Welcome to National Grid ESO’s media centre. Here you can discover our press releases, images, videos and get in touch with our press office for all queries related to the operation of Great Britain’s electricity system.

Press releases

Here you can find our latest press releases in date order.

Tuesday 2 November 2021

National Grid ESO launches world-first programme to digitise Great Britain’s energy system and advance the transition to net zero

Monday 1 November 2021

National Grid ESO’s real-time data dashboard shows Britain’s progress decarbonising electricity

Thursday 14 October 2021

National Grid ESO welcomes opportunity to engage with the new Off Shore Electricity Grid Task Force

Thursday 7 October 2021

National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) publishes outlook for this winter

Thursday 19 August 2021

Former DeepMind expert’s AI tool could help boost National Grid ESO’s solar forecasts

Tuesday 10 August 2021

National Grid ESO and Smith Institute begin industry-pioneering Dynamic Reserve Setting (DRS) project

Monday 12 July 2021

National Grid ESO analysis maps how Britain can power its way to net zero by 2050

Tuesday 29 June 2021

National Grid ESO expects 900MW electricity demand spike during ENG v GER match

Monday 28 June 2021

Energy consortium launches UK's largest domestic flexibility study

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Deeside Power Station begins world first power system stability contact with National Grid ESO

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Great Britain on track for periods of zero carbon electricity in 2025

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Media contacts

For media enquiries about National Grid ESO, please contact John Cook (07790 603991) or Alan Harris.

For out-of-hours media queries please call us on 07866 897151.

For National Grid enquiries (including about transmission infrastructure and gas) please contact the National Grid media team.

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If you can’t find the right image or video, please contact us. You can find our copyright agreement here.

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