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Articles tagged with: regulation

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LONG READ: How energy storage helped save the UK’s grid

Earlier this year, at 4:52pm on Friday 9 August 2019, the UK suffered its first wide-scale blackout in more than a decade. More than 1.1 million consumers were plunged into the dark as rail lines screeched to a halt, traffic lights failed and even airports reported problems. Liam Stoker looks at the root causes, and how battery storage came to the rescue.

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GE2019: Can net zero cut through the Brexit fog?

As Britain looks all but certain to return to the polls for the third time in just over four years, Liam Stoker looks at what chance net zero and the climate emergency has of cutting through Brexit and finding itself as a key issue for the electorate.