Real-time data — Electricity flows in the British system

The graph shows real-time (well, a few minutes delayed!) electricity flows in the Great British (GB) electricity system. The graph updates every minute. Please refresh your browser after a minute for the changes to appear.

The electricity flow on NEMO (the HVDC link to Belgium) is not shown on the graph because National Grid is not reporting it on their page. I will update when the data is made available.

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Correlation between different generation types

There are four electricity interconnectors linking Great Britain (GB) to Ireland and continental Europe with a transmission capacity of 4 GW. These links represents approximately 5% of the GB’s electricity generation capacity.

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