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U.K. National Grid is set to turn the screw

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Director, TA3 Ltd
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  • Jul 6, 2022

And in the U.K. Energy world the the focus is on the National Grid
National Grid is set to turn the screw on big energy users to curb their gas use this winter amid fears Putin's supply cuts could lead to shortages. "Could" a very most likely will.
Britain's grid operator is meeting regional gas network companies tomorrow to discuss how to get more factories and businesses to cut their consumption. On what cost to growth?
With many companies reluctant to step up voluntarily, the grid managers will examine new incentives to encourage reduced gas use.
Getting large industrial users to agree to cut gas use could be key in avoiding shortages this winter. Plans have already been rolled out to keep coal plants online if gas flows are cut further. Green goes back to black!
There are also similar plans being prepared to reduce electricity use if needed.

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Jim Stack on Jul 8, 2022

National GRID is in the US also. They took over the NY State Niagara Mohawk power company in Upstate NY. They seem very expensive and don't see you have made use of the Renewable Power in that area like Wind and Geo Thermal. Hydro is also a good power in that area but they don't seem to make use of it a lot. I think most of Niagara Falls power goes to Canada. 

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