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World’s Longest 12 Megawatts Capacity Wind Turbine Blade Being Tested in Northumberland

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult will have the benefit of testing the longest world wind turbine blade stretching 107 metres long. Designed by LW Wind...

Subsidy-free 46MW Onshore Crossdykes Wind Farm will power 45K Homes

South west Scottish areas of Galloway and Dumfries are the host of the Crossdykes Wind Farm expected to generate 46 megawatts courtesy of a...

Battery Fault caused Ipswich Hospital Generators to Fail

The BBC has reported that the standby power failure at Ipswich hospital was caused by a battery. The battery, which was powering...

UK Power outage – Was Wind Power to blame

Last week the UK suffered a serious outage of power from the National Grid which affected almost a million people and brought the east...

National Grid: Backup Plan Required

Following the UK's power cut that affected almost one million electricity users on Friday the government has promised a full investigation into...

UK Power Suffers Huge Outage

Image Credit: Martin Bodman The UK power grid suffered a huge outage that affected almost one million people today....

UK national grid uses more STOR and frequency response.

The UK National Grid’s has recently released an annual Power Responsive report which shows the electricity system operator relied more heavily demand-side response in...

Hitachi Cancels £16bn Nuclear Power Station in Wales

The UK nuclear power station to be built in Wales is to be scrapped. Hitachi has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion pound UK...