Emergency grid balancing provisions to be phased out

Emergency powers granted to National Grid to tackle short term loss of winter power supply are to be withdrawn as the capacity market matures

by Paul Hatchwell
Need for emergency powers to procure costly electricity supplies has diminished given establishment of the capacity market. Photograph: 123RF
Need for emergency powers to procure costly electricity supplies has diminished given establishment of the capacity market. Photograph: 123RF

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