Electricity system amber alert issued this morning
A warning of a shortfall of power that could lead to blackouts has been made as unscheduled outages at two stations, low winds and the retirement of peat power stations threaten supply
Ireland has been issued an electricity system amber alert, warning of a shortfall in electricity generation that could lead to blackouts.
At 9.10 on Monday morning, the Single Electricity Market Operator (Semo) issued a system alert, also known as an amber alert, warning that “due to a generation shortfall in Ireland”, electricity margins would be extremely tight until further notice. All available generators will be asked to make their power assets available, while demand response ...