Rush hour blackout sparks questions over UK energy system stability

Madeleine Cuff
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Friday's blackout left one million people without power | Credit: TzahiV
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Friday's blackout left one million people without power | Credit: TzahiV

Sudden shutdown of a gas plant and offshore wind plant has fired up an inevitable - and at times ill-informed - debate over how best to bolster grid security as the network decarbonises

A sudden blackout which plunged thousands of homes and key transport links into darkness on Friday evening has sparked the launch of an official investigation and reignited the long-running debate over...

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