EirGrid warns of potential electricity supply issues
The grid operator said there was low availability of wind and solar energy, as well as planned and unplanned outages at other generators
EirGrid has warned of temporary electricity supply issues in the near future due to the low availability of renewable energy and unplanned outages of a number of conventional generation units.
The system alert means that the buffer between the demand for electricity and the available supply is currently below optimum levels. While the alert warns of potential future issues, it does not indicate a current loss of electricity supply to customers.
A system alert often ...