UK Grid Carbon Intensity API


Following on from my blog post creating an ambient indicator to indicate wind turbine renewable electricity generation we have extended the Emoncms UK electric grid statistic aggregation to calculate and record the UK electric grid carbon intensity i.e. the amount of carbon emitted per kWh (CO2/kWh). As before we have created a dashboard open API for easy access to this data.

http://emoncms.org/ukelectricitygrid/ukgrid

http://emoncms.org/ukelectricitygrid/ukwind

Dashboards:
http://emoncms.org/ukelectricitygrid/ukwind

Open-API:
UK grid carbon intensity: http://emoncms.org/feed/value.json?id=97715
UK wind: http://emoncms.org/feed/value.json?id=67088

Other feeds are also available including grid fuel mix and current energy demand, just place 'id' in the API with the feed ID's below: 

FeedNameCurrent Value (22/11/15 22hrs)
97689CCGT_val11592
97690CCGT_prc0.31
97691OCGT_val0
97692OCGT_prc0
97693OIL_val0
97694OIL_prc0
97695COAL_val10785
97696COAL_prc0.29
97697NUCLEAR_val7798
97698NUCLEAR_prc0.21
97699WIND_val1308
97700WIND_prc0.03
97701PS_val397
97702PS_prc0.01
97703NPSHYD_val533
97704NPSHYD_prc0.01
97705OTHER_val1976
97706OTHER_prc0.05
97707INTFR_val1495
97708INTFR_prc0.04
97709INTIRL_val0
97710INTIRL_prc0
97711INTNED_val975
97712INTNED_prc0.02
97713INTEW_val0
97714INTEW_prc0
97715gridintensity435.6
97736totalsupply36859
If you use the API in your project please drop us a line and give Emoncms some credit :-)

The data is captured from the UK Balancing BM Reports XML. Our figure for grid intensity matched the figure generated by http://www.gridcarbon.uk/
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