National Grid Carbon Intensity API

We’ve written a simple Java demonstration program to illustrate the use of the new National Grid Carbon Intensity API. You can download it from GitHub and experiment for yourself:

It runs quite happily on our trusty Raspberry Pi and on numerous other devices:


Here’s what the output looked like on October 2nd 2017 at 11:45 British Summer Time:


Here’s National Grid’s version of the same data:


and here’s the WWF’s version:


According to the National Grid Control Room feed on Twitter:

If you’d like to pass comment on our experimental software please do so underneath the introductory blog post.