Blackout

  • Media Mentions

    The Times | Back-up plants failed during blackouts, National Grid admits

    Tom Edwards was cited in The Times discussing the blackout that occurred last month. According to National Grid, about 10 per cent of emergency back-up power supplies that were supposed to help avert blackouts last month failed to deliver electricity as expected. Tom questioned whether there was “enough diversity in...

  • Press Releases

    Cornwall Insight comments on National Grid ESO’s blackout investigation

    This morning Ofgem published National Grid’s investigation into the blackouts that occurred on 9 August. The regulator was concerned enough to launch its own examination to see what “lessons can be drawn” to “further improve the resilience of Britain’s energy networks”. The regulator will try and establish whether any network...