Could a solar storm cause a catastrophic collapse of our power grid? We look back to the Carrington Event of 1859 to assess the likelihood.
Handy links to every article the Blackout report has published about the 9 August 2019 blackout.
National Grid ESO publishes Future Energy Scenarios 2023 with a warning that “a once in a lifetime opportunity will pass us by” unless more radical steps are taken.
Everything you need to know about ‘Black Start’, the process for rebooting the entire UK power grid following a complete shutdown.
Electricity supplies will be sufficient over coming months, according to National Grid ESO’s Summer Outlook 2023.
Households could face rolling three-hour power cuts this winter under the worst-case scenario outlined in National Grid ESO’s Winter Outlook 2022-23.
National Grid ESO publishes its latest roadmap for Britain’s electricity system, Future Energy Scenarios 2022.
Low electricity demand is likely to remain the biggest challenge for Britain’s network, according to National Grid ESO’s Summer Outlook 2022.
Part of the National Grid will be re-nationalised to oversee the running of Britain’s electricity network.
Three storms in a week cause havoc across much of Britain’s electricity network.