Nov 6, 2014
With the publication of National Grid's annual Winter Outlook Report it's clear that safety margins between electricity supply and demand are much tighter than they were. However, standby generators and agreements with major power users are likely to be able to keep the lights on. The UK still needs a firm commitment to a long-term energy policy. With the latest report from the IPCC urging the phasing out of fossil fuels, is the government, with its scepticism about green issues and firm commitment to fracking, on the right track?