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Subsea Power Cable to France Damaged by Fire Won’t Come Back Online for 2 Years
Energy
19. 10. 2021 | Lauren Smith

An electricity import cable taken out by a fire in...

National Grid and SSE to Trial Using Electricity Transformers to Heat Homes
Energy
25. 08. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Electricity substations could soon be transformed into neighbourhood “boilers,” with...

Cold Weather Pushes UK Electricity Market Prices to New High
Energy
06. 01. 2021 | Lauren Smith

Chilly temperatures and a slump in wind power generation have...

National Grid Issues Warning Over Tight Electricity Supply
Energy
04. 11. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has cautioned that...

Lower Power Demand to Reduce Risk of Winter Blackouts
Energy
19. 10. 2020 | Lauren Smith

A fresh round of coronavirus closures will reduce electricity demand...

National Grid Warns of Short Supply of Electricity Over the Next Few Days
Energy
15. 10. 2020 | Lauren Smith

National Grid has cautioned that electricity will be in short...

The UK at Risk of Blackouts Due to Decaying Electricity Network, National Grid Boss Claims
Energy
03. 09. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The chief executive of National Grid has warned that...

Power Grid Was "Cleaner, Cheaper and Harder to Control" During Lockdown
Energy
02. 09. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Lockdown provided a glimpse of how a net-zero electricity grid...

Cost of Balancing Electricity Grid up 40%
Energy
20. 08. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Ofgem will launch an investigation into National Grid’s energy balancing...

Carbon Emissions from Britain’s Electricity Grid Could Turn Negative by 2033
Energy
27. 07. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A new report from the National Grid shows that the...

UK Records First Ever Month of Coal-Free Electricity
Energy
03. 06. 2020 | Harry Pererra

May was the ‘greenest’ month ever on record for the...

UK Electricity System Keeps Lights on During Cyberattack
Energy
18. 05. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The UK’s energy system fended off a cyberattack targeting the...