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National Grid Control Centre Visit

Date: Monday 24 September 2012

Time: 14:45


National Grid Control Centre


SE Local Centre Visit
National Grid Control Centre
24 September 2012



Coffee/Tea on arrival
15.00 - 15.30 What happens at NG Control Room ( video)
15.30 - 16.00 Why is weather so important to Energy balancing and forecasting -
Chris Rogers
16.00 - 16.15 Climate Change Adaptation in the Energy Industry -
Shanti Majithia
16.15 - 17.00 Control Room visit --- Viewing Gallery

Before the visit we are planning a pub lunch at the Walter Arms which is close by.  If you need help with transport to St Catherines Lodge or the pub please let John Pears know ASAP by e-mailing him at

NOTE - There is no charge to attend this visit but you will need to register.  Please email the SE-Centre at with your name and e-mail address.