Kent gas storage project to hit National Grid’s CRC performance

Plans to address the rising carbon intensity of its gas supplies will hinder the National Grid’s performance under the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme

National Grid's Isle of Grain LNG storage terminalNational Grid plans to start using heat from a nearby power plant to reduce the carbon-intensity of its gas supplies. However, the  process will use more electricity, hindering the firm’s performance under the governments Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme.

National Grid’s plans are intended to offset the rising carbon intensity of its gas supplies brought about by an increasing reliance on imported liquified natural gas (LNG).

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