EDF extends UK nuclear outages

The restart dates for Heysham 1-1, Heysham 1-2, Hartlepool 1 and Hartlepool 2 have been delayed by approximately one week until March

Storm Isha forces Sellafield nuclear site closure

The move was deemed a necessary precaution amid severe weather warnings

Storm Isha: Customers warned of potential power cuts

Electricity North West is preparing for Storm Isha, with wind speeds expected to exceed 70mph, potentially causing power outages overnight

Storm Ciaran leaves power outages in its wake

Power outages have been reported across the UK in the aftermath of Storm Ciaran, affecting numerous regions and prompting extensive efforts to restore electricity

RoboDog guards Drax Power Station

A robotic dog has joined Drax Power Station to enhance safety by conducting inspections and gathering data on machinery, helping prevent potential failures

UK sniffs out blackouts and power cuts

SP Energy Networks has “employed” a specially trained sniffer dog to detect faults in its energy infrastructure

RWE plugs in 60MW battery storage project in Ireland

The Lisdrum facility, which is the German utility’s second and largest project of its kind, can provide rapid delivery of electricity to the grid to balance intermittent power generation

East London plunged into darkness after fire in substation

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

Customers get £2.3tn compensation cheques!

One of Northern Powergrid customers told ELN that it “was nice to dream for a minute or two”

Storm Arwen battered one million homes and businesses

More than 65,000 homes and customers remained without power on Monday afternoon