Live Electricity Prices Vs Demand

from 2021/01/23 07:04 to 2021/01/23 11:04

What is the current wholesale price of electricity?
What is the imbalance price now?
How much energy is being traded to balance the electricity suppliers demands?
How much electricity is being used in the UK at present?
Does demand affect the price of electricity?


These are all questions and more are answered in these live wholesale price / demand charts.

This a continuous live stream of real time electricity prices and demand. The data is updated every 30 minutes, 24/7/365.

This information is based on data provided by the National Grid.

The first chart shows the total demand, price, imbalance price and the number of trades. This give an complete overview of the trend in energy trading in the UK.

The other charts show the breakdown.

The tables give actual figures, for those who like more detail.

All graphs can be downloaded and shared.

All energy generation is measured in Gigawatts, GW. Energy prices are in £ / MWh, MegaWatt/Hours

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Half Hourly Generation in MW, Price in £/MWh