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Power blackout prevention scheme could be used for first time tomorrow evening

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A scheme that will see households rewarded for not using power-intensive products at peak times could be used for the first time on Tuesday, it has been revealed.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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National Grid could introduce emergency plan to prevent blackouts by Tuesday

Supplies are set to be tight at peak hour, so the grid could ask households to reduce the amount of energy they use - and pay them to do it

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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National Grid considers triggering emergency blackout plan tomorrow

After deliberations this morning, officials decided not to launch the plan - which will see members of the public paid to reduce their energy use at peak times - tomorrow after all.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Emergency blackout plan could see Brits paid to turn off power - from tomorrow

National Grid's electricity systems operator division said it is considering whether to activate a live run of its demand flexibility service for the first time on Tuesday

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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National Grid will not trigger power blackout prevention scheme on Tuesday

The Demand Flexibility Service would have seen households who have agreed to take part paid to turn off products such as electric ovens, dishwashers and tumble driers during certain hours.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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National Grid decides against emergency winter blackout plan

National Grid has decided not to run its first real-life initiative to pay households to reduce their electricity use tomorrow evening. Households were waiting

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Emergency blackout plan could launch on Tuesday amid powercut fears

Move could see families paid to turn down boilers and switch off radiators

2 months ago
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