National Grid braces for oversupply as demand falls and renewables smash records

Madeleine Cuff
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National Grid braces for oversupply as demand falls and renewables smash records

Grid operator warns of surplus of electricity this summer as slumping power demand collides with surging renewables generation

This weekend's hot weather may have sent the tills of ice cream trucks ringing and driven soaring sales of sun cream, but it also delivered a surge in clean power generation that smashed renewable energy...

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