Twelfth Night warning: pay more for power or the UK's lights will go out

Nutall, William J.
September 2003
Engineer (00137758);9/26/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7636, p19
Comments on the implication of the blackout on the evening of August 28, 2003 in Great Britain. Need for the consumers to pay higher bills to hold sufficient electricity capacity in reserve; Primary cause of the blackout; Increase in the emission of climate-damaging carbon dioxide from power stations; Electricity demand during winter; Electricity industry's capacity problem and dusting off plans to reintroduce mothballed plants.


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