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Industrial Info Resources

July 24, 2015 06:00 ET

U.K. Risks Winter Blackouts as Power Stations Close, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2015) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The U.K. is facing a greater risk of electricity blackouts this winter due to the ongoing closure of older power stations. Spare capacity will stand at just 1.2% this winter, the lowest in 10 years, according to the latest figures from the country's electricity grid operator, National Grid.

Within this article: Details on power plant closures in the U.K.

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