National Grid ESO publishes its latest roadmap for Britain’s electricity system, Future Energy Scenarios 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.
Around half a million people were left without electricity after Storm Arwen battered much of Britain.
Government launches consultation into the creation of an independent Energy Future System Operator in proposals that would see National Grid lose its role of balancing demand with supply.
National Grid ESO publishes Future Energy Scenarios 2021, its roadmap for decarbonising the UK’s electricity system.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) admits more than half of the power outages that plagued the state during February’s storms were because generation plants simply couldn’t cope with the freezing weather.
Some of the coldest temperatures seen in Texas for 30 years result in huge power outages across the state, leaving millions of residents without electricity.
A faster transition to electric vehicles and support for hydrogen and wind power form part of new plans to help meet UK’s net zero by 2050 target.
October 1987 saw the biggest storm to hit southern parts of the UK in almost 300 years kill 18 people, cause billions of pounds of damage and leave hundreds of thousands of homes without power.