While the National Grid’s emergency systems were able to bear the brunt of...
Between the EU and a technological hard place: what is behind UK blackouts?
While the National Grid’s emergency systems were able to bear the brunt of a series of power cuts across the UK in August this year, around one million people were still left without power. With EU policy threatening to dismantle the UK’s backup power system, and advanced technologies still not integrated into the UK grid, we ask what the UK needs to do to prevent similar blackouts in the future.
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