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Storm Arwen shows the power grid isn’t resilient enough for a changing climate | Letters
Letters: Fred Pickering and Dr James Fisher on how the devastating storm, which has left thousands without power for several days, has exposed Britain’s fragile energy infrastructure

Letters

02, Dec, 2021 @5:46 PM

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Energy firms fined after subsea cable delay pauses Scottish windfarms
Turbine sites paid to switch off on windy days because there was no way to transmit power to south of UK

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Turkish lira tumbles after rate cut; 2022 to be ‘a year of two halves’ – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as latest Turkish rate cut leaves central bank credibility ‘in tatters’

Graeme Wearden

18, Nov, 2021 @6:41 PM

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National Grid profits surge on back of European energy crisis
Higher revenues from subsea cables and acquisition of Western Power Distribution boost half-year results

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Hydrogen high street: could these homes change the way we keep warm?
The FutureGrid scheme is a tiny replica of Britain’s gas network – but one using a very different, low-carbon, fuel

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Cop26 corporate sponsors condemn climate summit as ‘mismanaged’
Exclusive: ‘Everything feels very last minute’ says one source about event sponsored by UK’s biggest companies

Jillian Ambrose

17, Oct, 2021 @8:25 PM

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Kent’s burnt-out electricity cable will take two more years to get back to full service
Lost capacity will compound UK’s energy woes while ‘extensive work’ is carried out on French connection

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @10:56 AM

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National Grid in talks over plan for energy island in North Sea
UK firm says windfarm project that could help power British homes could be completed by 2030

Miranda Bryant

08, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Risk of UK power cuts this winter has increased, says National Grid
Industry bosses concerned energy crisis may cause production slowdowns and factory shutdowns

Rob Davies

07, Oct, 2021 @6:06 PM

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Gas prices, blackout risk and switching: your questions answered
Most people will face higher bills than they are used to this winter, and blackouts aren’t inconceivable

Miles Brignall and Hilary Osborne

07, Oct, 2021 @4:29 PM

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Winter blackout risk in Great Britain rises after cable fire
Blaze affecting vital subsea cable hits backup energy supply cushion, adding to industry troubles

Rob Davies

07, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Electric cars: Ofgem plans easier way for drivers to sell energy back to grid
Proposal by Great Britain’s regulator is to help make the switch from fossil fuel cars more affordable

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

04, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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