Summer Outlook 2022 Forecasts Safe And Secure Supplies

Low electricity demand is likely to remain the biggest challenge for Britain’s network, according to National Grid ESO’s Summer Outlook...

New Body To Manage UK Electricity Network

Part of the National Grid will be re-nationalised to oversee the running of Britain’s electricity network.

Storm Eunice Causes ‘Record-Breaking’ Power Cut

Three storms in a week cause havoc across much of Britain’s electricity network.

Trinidad Hit By All-Island Power Outage

More than one million people in Trinidad were left without electricity following an island-wide power cut.

Cable Failure Causes London Power Cut

Thousands of homes across London were left without electricity following a fault on an underground cable.

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Trio Of Transmission Line Failures Causes Kenya Power Cut

Kenya was hit by a near nationwide blackout following a series of transmission line failures.

Power Grid Repairs Begin In Aftermath Of Storm Arwen

Around half a million people were left without electricity after Storm Arwen battered much of Britain.

2020 Was Worst Year On Record For Power Outages In USA

Annual census of electricity utilities shows Americans experienced more power outages than ever last year.

St Jude Storm Blows Power Grid Off Course

St Jude Storm winds touching nearly 100 mph bring death and destruction to south-east England leaving up to 850,000 homes...

Lebanon Hit By Nationwide Blackout

Lebanon hit by nationwide electricity outage after two of the country’s main power plants ran out of fuel.