Posts by Chris Owens

3 candles lit during a blackouts

The 11 Biggest Blackouts Of All Time

Counting down some biggest blackouts the world has ever seen including electrical interruptions that left hundreds of millions of people...

10-Point Plan To Help Meet Net Zero Pledge

A faster transition to electric vehicles and support for hydrogen and wind power form part of new plans to help...

System Failure Initiates Widespread Israel Power Outage

Large parts of Israel were left without electricity after a widespread blackout the state-run grid operator blamed on “a malfunction...

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...

trees fallen in the road as a result of the Great Storm of 1987

Biggest Blackouts In History: The Great Storm Of 1987

October 1987 saw the biggest storm to hit southern parts of the UK in almost 300 years kill 18 people,...

National Grid Publishes Winter Outlook 2020 Amid COVID-19 & EU Uncertainty

Electricity network operator National Grid ESO releases its Winter Outlook 2020.

Mumbai Hit By “Unprecedented” Power Failure

Mumbai power cut causes Monday morning misery for millions.

Offshore Wind To Power All UK Homes By 2030?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges 40 GW of offshore wind power by the end of the decade.

National Grid Launches Dynamic Containment Frequency Balancing Scheme

National Grid ESO introduces new Dynamic Containment mechanism to help keep network frequency balanced.

greyscale overview of kandy, sri lanka

Sri Lanka Plunged Into Darkness By Nationwide Power Cut

More than 21 million people were left without electricity after a nationwide blackout on Sri Lanka.