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Energy emergency plan: businesses to be given an hour to prepare for blackouts and family homes to be disconnected

Homes to bear brunt of powercuts and businesses to get one-hour notice

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Stock image. Picture by Chris Ratcliffe

Stock image. Picture by Chris Ratcliffe

Stock image. Picture by Chris Ratcliffe

Electricity blackouts in family homes cannot be ruled out over the winter months due to significant supply issues facing the energy sector, ministers have been warned.

In a confidential briefing note for a Cabinet committee on climate change, ministers were told energy suppliers could be forced to introduce emergency measures if there are high demands for electricity during the colder months


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