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.

Picture of Vatican during Italy wide power cut of September 2003

Biggest Blackouts In History: Italy 2003

Breakdown of electricity lines from neighbouring countries causes blackout affecting almost the whole of Italy and its 57 million population.

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.

Uganda Hit By Another Nationwide Blackout

Uganda experiences fifth nationwide blackout in a matter of months.

Chicago Blackout Leaves 800,000 In The Dark

Hundreds of thousands of people are still without electricity after a major power outage across Chicago.

Future Energy Scenarios 2020: Britain Needs “Immediate Action” To Meet Net Zero Goal

National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios 2020 report outlines the path towards zero carbon emissions by 2050, with renewables, energy storage,...