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Innovation is at the heart of the RIIO regulatory framework. At National Grid, we aim to make sure innovation is part of our culture, influencing what we do and the way we work.

Gas transmission innovation

Improving our business, through both technical and commercial innovation that delivers value for consumers and provides a safe, efficient, and reliable network.

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Electricity transmission innovation

Our commitment to innovation allows us to run, build, and maintain our network more efficiently and effectively, delivering benefits to consumers and shareholders.

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Power Potential

Opening up new markets for distributed energy resources and generating additional capacity by alleviating constraints so that more renewable energy is connected to the network.

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Enhanced Frequency Control Capability (EFCC)

Facing the challenge of maintaining the 50 Hz frequency stability on the transmission system as new generation technologies come online, such as solar and wind.

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Innovation projects across our business