National Grid, which manages Britain's electricity transmission grid, has stated that wind variability was not responsible for the recent power cut
that affected swathes of England for up to 90 minutes.
AN INVESTIGATION into last Friday's power cut
will examine what happened to cause the outage and what can be done to prevent a repeat, the UK Government has said.
The power cut
caused travel chaos and cut electricity for almost a million people in England and Wales, after generation from a gas-fired plant and an offshore wind farm was lost.
"We're aware of a power cut
affecting a large area of London and South East.
Engineers were sent to the scene of a power cut
in Abergele and Pensarn last Thursday, with hundreds left in the dark following an overhead network fault.
Every day there are unnecessary power cuts
. Nowadays even when the rain stops there a power cut
from night to the afternoon.
ALMOST 1,000 properties - including two popular pubs - were hit by a massive power cut
that affected Huddersfield, Elland and Brighouse yesterday.
FLAMES were seen shooting up from the pavement during an electrical fire that caused a power cut
Business owners in Maun are optimistic that the recent emergency power cut
in the area will not recur.
A power cut
hit Arrowe Park Hospital this afternoon as A&E patients were warned to stay away if possible.
A s milar number of homes were hit by a different power cut
in the same area last month.
GIG goers were left disappointed after a power cut
hit one of the Manchester's most famous venues, forcing bosses to shut.