National Grid issues ‘Gas Deficit Warning’ due to extreme weather
The National Grid has issued a ‘Gas Deficit Warning’, as the cold weather is creating a high demand for heating and hot water across the UK. With the “Beast from the East” causing ice, snow and frozen temperatures, there are fears that supplies of gas could run out. A spokesperson for the National Grid – the […]Read More
Fuel poor homes are set to benefit from new £150m Warm Homes Fund
National Grid has announced that over 9,000 homes ranging from island cottages on Orkney to terraced houses in London are set to benefit from the first payments from its new £150m Warm Homes Fund. The fund was set up using part of the proceeds from the sale of the company’s majority stake in its gas […]Read More
Is there a risk of blackouts this winter?
This week EDF Energy announced that two nuclear power plants may not restart until late December, heightening the risk of blackouts this winter1. Never has it been more important to manage our energy use effectively, says Paul Hardy, managing director at Baxi. In an age where energy is seemingly available on tap, the thought of […]Read More