Electricity network in ‘uncharted territory’ as blackouts loom.

As Britain loses one more power station, experts argue the grid has been left too exposed. This underlines the need for standby generation where companies can protect their operations from shutdown in the event of a powercut.

The Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee wants the Scottish Government (along with Ofgem) to look more closely at Demand Side response as a method of balancing and supplementing the UK demand on power in times of stress. Industrial consumers can utilise onsite generation to create a source of revenue for these purposes.

This can be twofold as it is also an opportunity to finance the purchase of a standby generator. ESE manages the process for companies from onsite project management to application for connection to the grid, unlocking additional revenue streams and protecting their own power supply in the process. Read more about the UK’s energy position in the Telegraph article…