Networks – Electricity Transmission Network

Overview Network operators are those who own and maintain the infrastructure that allows the electricity produced by generators to be transferred across the country to households/factories etc. There are two different levels of network in the UK: Transmission; and Distribution (LINK). The Transmission Network transports electricity across the entire length of the country. Large scaleContinue reading “Networks – Electricity Transmission Network”

What happens when the lights go out?

Imagine being at home, TV on, kettle on, just about to sit and watch your favourite programme after a long hard day. And then the lights go out. WTF is going on? Chances are you won’t be the only one saying that. Short-term blackouts can occur, usually because of a localised issue at a nearbyContinue reading “What happens when the lights go out?”