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“Britain will soon have a glut of cheap power, and world-leading batteries to store it

Trailblazing Britain is leading the most ambitious rollout of offshore wind in the world

AMBROSE EVANS-PRITCHARD
28 July 2022 – 5:09pm

Today’s electricity price shock is the last crisis of the old order. Britain will soon have far more power at times of peak production than it can absorb. The logistical headache will be abundance.

Wind and solar provided almost 60pc of the UK’s power for substantial stretches last weekend, briefly peaking at 66pc.”

Britain will soon have a glut of cheap power, and world-leading batteries to store it

Wind power production as a percentage

“Britain’s power grid raised the prospect of a tight energy supply this winter, publishing an unusual early forecast to help the energy industry prepare”

Britain’s Power Grid Warns of Tight Energy Supply – The New York Times

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July 29, 2022