UK Government ‘must catch up with new tech and their impact on power grid’

  The UK Government has not yet caught up with how technologies are evolving and the impact they could have on the electricity grid. That’s according to a new report by Green Alliance, which states the power system is not prepared for the growing number of consumers choosing to buy small scale technologies like electric […]

Capacity Brown-outs? No more likely than last year says Ofgem

The gap between how much extra electricity we generate and what we use is roughly the same as last year’s, Ofgem said yesterday, pointing to this as evidence there’s no need to panic. Publishing its latest assessment of power capacity margins for the coming winters, the regulator said there is a “reduced” likelihood of blackouts. […]