National Grid slams Ofgem’s upgrade plans

Ofgem’s plans to upgrade the country’s gas and electricity networks will not provide a “safe and reliable” grid system, according to Britain’s biggest energy distributor. The comment was made as the industry regulator announced its £22billion energy upgrade and renewal plans, which includes a £17billion investment in grid upgrades between April 2013 and 2021 and […]

Reporter’s Blog

It’s hardly breaking news that the tabloid media knows how to pick on a figure, hold it up to the light, inspect it, then plonk it on the printing presses with a ‘new’ angle and hey presto: a sensational headline story. But you’d never suspect researchers or government advisers of doing the very same thing. […]