Costs Of UK Blackout Emergency Plan Soar As Coal Plants Are Subsidised To Keep Warm

In Energy by Michael Rae

The cost of ensuring Britain could turn its lights back on after a catastrophic nationwide blackout has soared by at least £12m this year, as National Grid is forced to pay struggling old coal plants to “keep warm” in case of an emergency.
Britain’s so-called “black start” plans are designed to

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