Is the UK mulling plan to cut pipelines to EU in a gas supply emergency scenario?

National Grid may reportedly cut off pipelines to the Netherlands and Belgium if the UK is hit by extreme shortages

Western Power Distribution to pay £14.9m after ‘failing vulnerable customers’

An Ofgem investigation concluded that the company failed to support some of its customers during power cuts

East London plunged into darkness after fire in substation

London Fire Brigade has said around 38,000 customers might be affected by power outages

MP branded Northern Powergrid’s response to Storm Arwen ‘absolute disgrace’

Bishop Aukland MP Dehenna Davison criticised the company over delays in communicating the emergency of the situation

EDF to stop power cuts on customers who are in arrears on bills

The company will introduce a power reduction rather than a power cut for households in energy debt

UKPN: ‘Coronavirus power outage reports are fake news’

Basil Scarsella, CEO of UK Power Networks, said: ‘Power will stay on in the UK’

Three energy firms to pay £10.5m over power cut failings

RWE Generation, Ørsted and UK Power Networks will pay into a redress fund run by energy watchdog Ofgem

Lithium-ion battery units
Pilot project swaps backup diesel generators for van-based batteries

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

Power cuts – don’t get left in the dark

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?

Power cut: National Grid blames lightning strike as Ofgem launches investigation

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