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Term Summary
National Grid

The high-voltage electric power transmission network in Great Britain.

Nationally significant infrastructure project (NSIP)

Any large-scale development such as a new harbour, a new power station power generating stations (including wind farms), and electricity transmission lines.

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA)

Government organisation set up in 2005 to decommission 19 nuclear power plants across the UK.