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Other Thermal

The National Grid supply type of Other Thermal comprises the following:

  • Diesel Reciprocating Engines
  • Biofuel
  • Fuel Oil
  • Gas
  • Diesel
  • GT Gas Oil

At present Other Thermal sources are responsible for only a very small proportion of GB's electricity supply.

According to the National Grid's Five Year Forecast this proportion is not expected to become significant.

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