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ESO says £58bn is needed for ‘once-in-a-generation’ upgrade of UK’s power grid

UK offshore wind farm, turbines
The ESO acknowledges that UK wind farms are occasionally asked to stop producing energy in order not to overburden the grid (Photo: Ian Forsyth/Bloomberg)

Britain’s network operator has set out plans to modernise the country’s electricity grid and connect 21GW of wind power

The UK’s electricity system operator ESO has proposed £58bn in direct investment in the country’s electricity networks and connecting 21 gigawatts of offshore wind to the grid, ...

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