Monthly Archives: October 2013

15 Oct

National Grid warn of Winter Blackout

It has been heavily reported recently in the press that according to the National Grid, the winter of 2013/2014 is facing the biggest risk of blackouts for 10 years. Reserve supplies of electricity will be paper thin after a dramatic fall in the amount of coal-based power plants operating across the UK. It is expected

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08 Oct

National Grid Is Never Complacent – You Musn’t Be Either

After Ofgem’s strongly worded warnings that the risk of power outages is increasing back in June, The National Grid’s statement yesterday that the risk of blackouts will be greater this winter than at any time during the past six years came as no surprise to us. The problem is, despite the reiterated warnings about the

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