'Extremely rare and unexpected': Lightning strike triggered blackout, says National Grid

Madeleine Cuff
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National Grid has found a link between a lightning strike and major outages at two power plants | Credit: mdesigner125
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National Grid has found a link between a lightning strike and major outages at two power plants | Credit: mdesigner125

Ofgem launches investigation into power cuts following release of initial report from National Grid revealing lightning strike played key role in sparking blackout

National Grid has pointed to a lightning strike as being partly to blame for a major grid outage that plunged more than a million people into darkness earlier this month. According to a hotly anticipated...

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