National Grid’s Energy Supply to be Ensured
The Energy and Climate Change Committee has pledged itself to ensuring that Na...
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National grid’s energy supply to be ensured

The Energy and Climate Change Committee has pledged itself to ensuring that National Grid has enough energy supply to cope with high demands this winter, BES Utilities has found.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. National Grid’s Energy Supply to be Ensured The Energy and Climate Change Committee has pledged itself to ensuring that National Grid has enough energy supply to cope with high demands this winter, BES Utilities has found. Committee investigation Industryfigureshave shown thatthe gap between energy supplyanddemandwillbe the tightestit’s been in a decade, at a predicted 5.1%, this winter. The Energy and Climate Change Committee have decided to launch an investigation to ensure that supply outweighs demand. Theywill alsolookintomakingsure that powergenerationisavailablethroughoutthe winterperiod, and National Grid’s ability to respond should energy supply fall below a sufficient level. In a further effort to curb usage, the energy supplier has brought out a 500MW capacity online following“multiple plantbreakdowns”,andthey’ve insistedthere are norisksof an energyblackout. It remainsunlikelyforbusinesses’energysuppliestobe affected,thoughthereare some simpleways to cut energy usage at your company. Securing energy supply AngusMacNeil MP, Chair of the Committee,said:“The securityof our electricitysupplyissomething we all take forgranted buta lotof effortgoesonbehindthe scenestokeepthe lightsonand the gas flowing. The closure of polluting coal-fired generation has left capacity margins at worryingly low levels this winter. “Making a swift transition to a low carbon economy is crucial but meeting the everyday energy demands of households and businesses must always take priority. National Grid has statutory responsibility to keep the lights on: the Committee intends to examine their capability to do so.” BES Utilities BES Utilities isa UK-based,independentlyownedgroupof companies,comprisingof BusinessEnergy Solutions Ltd, BES Commercial Electricity Ltd and BES Telecom Ltd. With offices in Fleetwood, Lancashire, BES Utilities aims to provide first rate utility services to businesses across the United Kingdom. We value customer service highly, if have any queriesduring your time with BES Utilities, we aim to deal with these immediately and in a professional manner. All our call centres and help-desks are solely UK-based, and can be contacted at any time you see fit from 0830 to 1730 Monday to Friday.

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