How Britain's grid became 'cleaner, cheaper, and harder to control' during the Covid-19 lockdown

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Low demand and high renewables output led to Britain's greenest grid ever during lockdown | Credit: Stephen Craven
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Low demand and high renewables output led to Britain's greenest grid ever during lockdown | Credit: Stephen Craven

Impact of lockdown offers glimpse of how a net zero energy system could operate in the future, highlighting need for more grid flexibility, study argues

Lockdown measures taken to combat Covid-19 in March led to a much greener and cheaper electricity system in Britain in the weeks that followed, but at the same time the increased reliance on renewables...

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