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Electrical half hourly raw and cleaned datasets for Great Britain from 2009-11-05

Grant Wilson; Noah Godfrey

Project leader(s)
Grant Wilson
Shivangi Sharma; Joseph Day; Noah Godfrey

2020-10-03: Version 2.0.0 was created as it looks like National Grid has had a significant change to the methodology underpinning the embedded wind calculations. The wind profile seems similar to previous values, but with an increasing value in comparison to the value published in earlier the greater the embedded value is. The 'new' values are from from 2013.

Previously: raw and cleaned datasets for Great Britain's publicly available electrical data from Elexon ( and National Grid ( Updated versions with more recent data will be uploaded with a differing version number and doi

Pre-print of methodology can be downloaded from:

All data is released in accordance with Elexon's disclaimer and reservation of rights.

This disclaimer is also felt to cover the data from National Grid, and the parsed data from the Energy Data Analytics Group at the University of Birmingham too.

Grant funding as part of Research Councils (UK) EP/L024756/1 - UK Energy Research Centre research programme Phase 3 Grant funding as part of Research Councils (UK) EP/V012053/1 - The Active Building Centre Research Programme (ABC RP)
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