The Guardian

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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...

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    The Guardian | Energy bills to be cut by £84 for 11m UK households

    The energy regulator has lowered winter energy bills for 15m UK homes by reducing its energy price cap to record lows after wholesale energy market prices tumbled during the coronavirus pandemic. The government has legislated that the cap should remain in place at least for 2020, and no later than...

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    The Guardian | 11m UK households in line for £100 savings on energy bills

    Home energy bills for 11m households could tumble by up to £100 a year from this winter. This is following a record low energy market prices during the COVID-19 lockdown, according to analysts. We are expecting to see a significant decrease to the default price cap in Ofgem’s announcement, with...