CEGB


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CEGB

abbreviation for
(Commerce) (the former) Central Electricity Generating Board
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CEGB maintained a plant margin of 28% but since the privatisation of the ESI in the 1990s the margin has collapsed to low single figures-7% be even less.
Following the 1988 White Paper, 'Privatising electricity', the CEGB was divided into four companies on 31 March 1990.
Ownership of the non-nuclear generation function was divided between PowerGen and National Power, which were newly privatized and separated divisions of the CEGB.
The scientists at CEGB are using a variety of scientific research methods to study and improve dental, oral and craniofacial health," said Teresa Ayers, Chief Executive Officer of Genomica Corporation.
Peter was employed at the CEGB in Birmingham and then at Tube Investments and as a lecturer in various colleges culminating as Principal of the Rugby College of Further Education.
The National Grid Company of the UK was formed from the Transmission Division of the then state owned monopoly generating and transmission company the CEGB in 1990 at the time of privatisation and debundling of the electricity supply industry in UK.
Arup Associates' two notable contributions - CEGB Bedminster Down and Gateway 2 for Wiggins Teape at Basingstoke - give evidence of the benefits of multi-disciplinary working.
The three privatised companies that took over from the CEGB have cut their combined workforce to 14,489.
The CEGB was responsible for maintaining the system's reliability--the freedom from blackout, brownout, or other interruptions to supply.
CEGB split into three companies: National Power, PowerGen and Nuclear Electric, although the latter still remains in state ownership.
The communications facilities which NP inherited from CEGB were based on a variety of computer systems from different manufacturers and were not compatible with an integrated corporate approach.