National Grid issues – then cancels – electricity shortage warning

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By Paul Homewood

h/t Philip Bratby

A snippet from today’s Telegraph:

 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/11/22/ftse-100-markets-windfall-tax-rises-fiscal-drag-crypto/

It certainly is not particularly cold – temperatures this evening here in Sheffield are expected to be 6C.

Demand is currently at 38 GW, and we can expect that to peak at 47 GW or more during winter.

As ever, the real problem is the lack of dispatchable capacity and unreliability of wind power.

https://gridwatch.co.uk/

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November 22, 2022

National Grid issues – then cancels – electricity shortage warning — NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

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