World Cup Final brought to half of homes with low carbon power

James Murray
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World Cup Final brought to half of homes with low carbon power

Renewables and nuclear met over half of UK power needs on Sunday afternoon, even demand spiked during half time of the World Cup final

It has long been one of the biggest challenges faced by the power grid managers, how do you meet the huge spikes in demand that come during major events such as the World Cup final? This year the answer...

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