National Grid hails 'positive response' as demand management edges towards mainstream

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Grid operator again downplays blackout concerns and reveals how new scheme promises to curb demand by up to 300MW at peak times

National Grid today issued one of those periodic updates that when spun in a certain way provide the jumping off point for newspaper headlines about impending blackouts and shuttered factories. The...

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