Former National Grid director says ministers should impose limits new wind and solar farms to help avoid power cuts
Ministers should impose limits on the construction of new wind and solar farms to help avoid a nationwide blackout, according to a former director of National Grid. Colin Gibson, who was power network
People around the world may be worried about nuclear tensions rising, but I think they’re missing the fact that a major cyberattack could be just as damaging — and hackers are already laying the groundwork.
British householders were forced to foot a £173 million bill to compensate wind farms ordered to reduce the power they provided the country during the last financial year, The Telegraph can reveal. As
National Grid will claim that the blame for last week’s widespread blackout should be shared in a report it will send to the energy regulator Ofgem on Friday. It is not clear whether Ofgem will publish
National Grid’s first report into the causes of Britain’s biggest blackout in more than a decade is expected to blame a string of avoidable faults at electricity generators, networks and rail companies.
Energy customers were charged £173m to stop wind farms from supplying too much power in the 12 months to April and the figure could grow “exponentially”, experts have warned. Known as “constraint payments”,
Is this the all-stops Hatfield train? I normally take a fast one out of St Pancras but everything’s cancelled until the crack of doom. I’m paying £5K a year — and rising — for this total omnishambles.