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Recent Connections

Our latest completed connections projects

Delivering key customer connections onto the high voltage transmission network in England and Wales.

Our teams are dedicated to delivering high quality projects to ensure a safe and secure network for all. We have compiled some of our customer connections stories below to demonstrate some of the key projects our colleagues have helped to achieve.


Richborough Energy Park battery connects to grid on site of former coal plant

National Grid upgraded its Richborough substation to connect Sosteneo’s 100MW battery project, developed by Pacific Green- on the site of an old coal powered station.

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A wind turbine at Dogger Bank

National Grid connects the worlds largest windfarm

Our work to extend a key substation will enable us to safely connect gigawatts of clean power from SSE Renewables’ new Dogger Bank wind farm to the grid, and on to homes and businesses around Britain.

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Transport for Wales train

New grid connection helps Transport for Wales deliver faster, greener rail travel in South Wales

New National Grid connection sees Transport for Wales (TfW) electrify historic line and introduce faster, greener trains.

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Solar farm

UK's first transmission-connected solar farm goes live

The first photovoltaic (PV) solar array to connect directly to the electricity transmission network in the UK was energised this week as National Grid connected Enso Energy (Enso) and Cero Generation (Cero)’s new 50MW Larks Green solar farm to its Iron Acton substation near Bristol.

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List drive substation

National Grid connects trail-blazing new green tech in Liverpool in boost to system stability

National Grid has completed work at its Lister Drive 275kV substation in Liverpool to connect Statkraft’s new Greener Grid Park to the electricity transmission network, enabling an innovative emission-free way to boost system stability.

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Wind turbines at dawn
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