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Blackout fears overstated

The electricity supply market is working more efficiently, with demand-side balancing proving cheap and effective, and unjustified fears over supply/demand margins have led to customers’ money being spent unnecessarily. That is the conclusion of a report published by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), which called into question the deployment of extra backup power and the drive for investment in new, large plant.

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