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Emergency blackout plan to pay people to turn off lights won't start tomorrow

Summary by Ground News
National Grid's "Demand Flexibility Service" is expected to be used tomorrow. It is designed to help the grid to avoid blackouts by paying consumers to reduce their electricity demand below certain levels. This reduced electricity usage helps to lower the power input that the National Grid needs at peak times.
Published 2 months ago

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