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Smart lobbying for the Smart Grid

National Grid plc will be one of the principal beneficiaries of the 200 billion investment it is calling for in the national power infrastructure

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National Grid slumps in US

National Grid CEO Steve Holliday is apparently trying to save his own job by firing and reshuffling those around him.

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More cash for Big Power

00   At  last – the UK energy regulators have woken up to what everyone else has been saying for months – Britain’s energy infrastructure is crumbling – and massive price rises, plus probable power outages, face the British consumer for … Continued

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Fight to stop the new Super-Grid

00    Actor and broadcaster, Griff Rhys Jones has joined the battle against the Grid. He opposes the new electricity towers,or “Super pylons,” which are supposedly needed as part of the coming “Smart Grid.” Here is Griff’s manifesto against the … Continued

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UK brown-outs looming

00   The head of Britain’s National Grid has admitted the company cannot guarantee an uninterrupted energy supply, and blamed the government for this failure. But he has not explained why private power companies or The National Grid are not investing … Continued