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Lower Power Demand to Reduce Risk of Winter Blackouts
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
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
03. 09. 2020 | Lauren Smith

National Grid chief executive has warned that the UK is...

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

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

Cost of Balancing Electricity Grid up 40%
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
27. 07. 2020 | Harry Pererra

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

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

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

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

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

Lockdown Reduces UK Electricity Consumption by a Tenth
30. 03. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Electricity demand in the UK fell by a tenth last...

Self-Isolation to Dampen Britain’s Electricity Demand
16. 03. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Millions of employees self-isolating to limit the spread of coronavirus...

Power Companies Pay £10.5 Million for August Blackout
06. 01. 2020 | Lauren Smith

Ofgem’s investigation into the August blackout has led to £10.5...

More Power Came from Zero Carbon Sources than Fossil Fuels in 2019
02. 01. 2020 | Lauren Smith

The UK reached a new decarbonisation milestone in 2019, as...