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RenewableUK statement on National Grid power cut report to Ofgem

20 August 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Rob Norris
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RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Emma Pinchbeck said: “We welcome the clarity provided by National Grid’s report to Ofgem that the cause of the power cut was a lightning strike which affected two power stations. National Grid has stated that the outage had nothing to do with the variability of renewables. To ensure our power system is as robust as possible going forward, we need to upgrade our old infrastructure so that we have a grid fully fit for the energy transition and which makes the most of cheap flexible, renewable technologies".

 

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