Coronavirus: Plans put in place to ensure electricity supply is maintained during outbreak

The plans being implemented by the electricity distributor SP Energy Networks also introduce special measures to protect supply for critical national infrastructure and public service sites; including hospitals, nursing homes, food supply chain businesses, Ministry of Defence sites and prisons.

The UK has one of the most reliable electricity networks in the world and contingency plans developed by SP Energy Networks alongside other network operators, Government and electricity regulator Ofgem will ensure power continues to flow throughout the coronavirus crisis.

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Source: The Leader

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