electricity grid

  • Press Releases

    Cost of grid supplied electricity making decarbonisation of heat generation unviable says joint report

    Cornwall Insight and the Confederation for Paper Industries (CPI) have today released a joint report examining the barriers energy intensive industries are facing in their attempts to decarbonise their heat supply. The report, while focusing on paper industries, reflects the experience many energy intensive industries are facing as they look...

  • Media Mentions

    The Guardian | Net zero electricity by 2035

    Tom Edwards talked to The Guardian today about the Prime Minster's plans to decarbonise the electricity grid by 2035. He explained that to meet this target it would require a massive ramp-up of wind and solar to meet the electricity demand. Data from Cornwall Insight shows that to do this it...

  • Media Mentions

    Current | Demand for flexibility

    More than 1.3GW of flexibility may be required across the UK’s electricity grid next year. Especially, as the country accelerates the transition to renewable energy. We predict that the dynamic service, which supports the network during faults, will need 636MW of flexibility by 2021. Distributed network operator (DNO) Western Power Distribution...