Quick-thinking SSE engineers saved the life of 50 chicks after a power cut supply to vital incubators.
Energy network protection systems worked “in line with their design” during the August 9 power cut, but security standards should be reviewed to determine if higher levels of resilience would be appropriate, a report into the incident by National Grid has concluded.
A report into the power cut which caused travel chaos and cut electricity for almost one million people in England and Wales has been handed in to the energy watchdog, Ofgem.
The Government plans to launch an investigation into the major power cut that affected almost one million people in England and Wales.
Passengers have spoken of the “tense” atmosphere after being stuck on trains outside London for more than eight hours.
The major blackout that struck Britain was not due to the use of wind generation on the power network, scientists have said.
Back-up systems on Britain’s electricity network “worked well” in response to the major power cut that brought widespread disruption to the country, National Grid has said.
Energy watchdog Ofgem has demanded an urgent report from National Grid after a major power cut caused travel chaos and cut electricity for almost one million people in England and Wales.
Frustrated passengers stranded at King’s Cross after a power outage on Friday have branded the lack of help during the shutdown as “astonishing”.
A number of homes in Aberdeen are without power this afternoon.
Jennifer Lopez was left “devastated” after a power cut in New York caused her to cancel her performance.
A number of homes in Aberdeen were left without power due to a fault.
Around 900 homes in Aberdeen are without power this evening.
Properties in several parts of the north-east are currently without power.
Four separate areas of the north-east have been hit by power issues overnight.
Power cuts have hit the north-east again this morning.
Dozens of homes across the region have been left without power after issues with their supply.
Nearly 900 homes in Aberdeen are without power this evening.
More than 1,000 people were left without power after a lorry driver hit a major cable.
Almost 900 north-east homes were left without power following an outage last night.
A number of properties in the north-east have lost power this morning.
Homes in Aberdeen were left with low power today after an issue with a fuse at a substation.
An estimated 60 north-east properties have been affected by power cuts this morning.
Around 130 properties in the north-east are without power this afternoon.
A number of north-east homes have been affected by power cuts this morning.
Residents in an Aberdeen community heard a loud bang before a power cut plunged their homes into darkness.
More than 100 properties in four areas of the north-east are without power this morning, some of which have been affected for almost 12 hours.
High winds brought further disruption to residents of the north-east, as a yellow weather warning remained in place overnight.
Nearly 300 properties in the north-east are without power today after an overhead cable was damaged.
Power cuts left almost 1,000 properties in the north-east without power today.