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    The Guardian | Storm Bella helps Great Britain set new record for wind power generation

    Due to Storm Bella, on Boxing Day, more than half of the country’s daily electricity came from wind turbines. However, the reliability of wind energy is a concern. Our research shows that the electricity system operator increased its reliance on gas-fired power plants by 20% in September compared with the...

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    The Guardian | National Grid fires up coal power station for first time in 55 days

    National Grid has fired up a coal-fired power station for the first time in 55 days after Britain’s record-breaking heatwave brought wind turbines to a near-standstill and caused gas-fired power stations to struggle. Gas plants can struggle to produce electricity at normal levels during high temperatures, according to experts at...