National Grid may reportedly cut off pipelines to the Netherlands and Belgium if the UK is hit by extreme shortages
An Ofgem investigation concluded that the company failed to support some of its customers during power cuts
London Fire Brigade has said around 38,000 customers might be affected by power outages
Bishop Aukland MP Dehenna Davison criticised the company over delays in communicating the emergency of the situation
The company will introduce a power reduction rather than a power cut for households in energy debt
Basil Scarsella, CEO of UK Power Networks, said: ‘Power will stay on in the UK’
RWE Generation, Ørsted and UK Power Networks will pay into a redress fund run by energy watchdog Ofgem
Northern Powergrid, Hyperdrive Innovation and Offgrid Energy have partnered to create a clean and quiet way to provide backup electricity to households during power outages
On the 9th August, a significant power cut across the UK caused 300,000 homes and businesses to lose power, affecting a total of 1 million people.
The National Grid worked quickly to fix the issue and are investigating its cause, but it left many businesses wondering: could this happen again?
The incident on 9th August left nearly a million homes and businesses across England and Wales in the dark and affected road and rail networks and some hospital services