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ESO media statement - Ofgem investigation

A National Grid Electricity System Operator spokesperson said: “National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) welcomes Ofgem’s investigation into the power cuts of Friday 9 August, following our submission of our interim technical report. However, it is now right and proper that the investigation looks at the system wide performance of the energy networks on 9 August, in both the performance of the electricity system, and subsequent significant disruption to transports networks and critical infrastructure. National Grid ESO will continue its work of a more thorough investigation and report back in line with Ofgem’s timetable of 6 September.”

For all ESO media statements relating to the 9 August power cut and for ESO resources, CLICK HERE.