Friday, 12 October 2018

UK’s winter power outlook “comfortable” amid lower peak demand

Britain will be able to cover its power and gas demand this winter even in the event of an extreme cold snap, National Grid said, forecasting  total gas demand at 46.6 Bcm, slightly lower than last winter. “As global gas prices have risen, it is likely that coal will replace gas in the generation merit order for some of the winter,” the TSO said in its Winter Outlook 2018/19.

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