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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

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

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...

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

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

Self-Isolation to Dampen Britain’s Electricity Demand
Energy
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
Energy
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
Energy
02. 01. 2020 | Lauren Smith

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