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19 Jan 2018

National Grid to take delivery of new kit at Pelham substation in Hertforshire

New equipment to be delivered to make sure substation continues to work efficiently

16 Jan 2018

National Grid to dismantle four gas holders on Merseyside

Four gas holders at Wavertree on Merseyside are to be dismantled as part of a national programme to clear sites for future development.

10 Jan 2018

Plans submitted to remove 8.25km section of overhead power lines in Dorset AONB


03 Jan 2018

Welwyn gas holders to disappear from skyline by spring

Two gas holders in Welwyn due for demolition as part of national programme to use new methods of storage

29 Dec 2017

New transformer to be delivered to Sellindge substation in Kent

A new transformer is to be delivered to Sellindge substation in Kent to keep electricity flowing to homes across the county and beyond.

21 Dec 2017

National Grid dismantles two gas holders on Tewin Road, Welwyn

Gas holders built in 1929 dismantled as new methods of storing gas are used to supply local homes

20 Dec 2017

National Grid powers pupils' imagination during school visit

National Grid treats Devon school children to electrifying lesson

15 Dec 2017

Dismantling underway of Dunstable gas holder

Engineers have started work on dismantling a gas holder in Dunstable as part of a national programme.

14 Dec 2017

National Grid targets fuel poverty with £150m fund to warm homes

Over 9,000 homes will benefit from the first payments from National Grid's £150m Warm Homes Fund

08 Dec 2017

West Mids school children get electrifying lesson

Children at Goodyers End Primary School in Bedworth were buzzing after a lesson on electricity.