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You can also view media statements relating to the power cut on 9 August.
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Electricity System Operator

As the Electricity System Operator (ESO) in Great Britain, we balance electricity supply and demand in real time.
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Power cuts

Call 105 if there is a power cut. Don't call your electricity supplier.

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Domestic connections and homeowners

We do not connect directly to homes or other domestic properties. Find out who to contact with questions about your meter, energy supplier, or bill.

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