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UK Government could take stake in Sizewell C to end Chinese involvement
The UK Government is reportedly planning to take a direct stake in Sizewell C to end CGN’s involvement with the project. 
How the data centre could support a more sustainable grid
Eaton and Microsoft explain how the humble UPS could help bring stabilisation and sustainability to the grid.
Drax facing prosecution for risking employees’ health at Yorkshire power station
Drax, whose Yorkshire power station burns woody biomass, is facing prosecution from the Government’s Health and Safety Executive.
Electric vehicles to increase electricity demand by 25% by 2040
Demand for electricity is set to rise a whopping 25% by 2040 as a result of the uptake in electric vehicles.
Fire at IFA1 interconnector in Kent to spark further price rises
Following record high power prices earlier this week, a fire at the IFA1 interconnector in Kent could cause power prices to rise further. 
Day-ahead power prices hit record high, following highs in balancing market
Great Britain continues to see high day-ahead power prices, with no signs of a slowdown as prices hit a record high. 
UK Power Networks employs a cable plough to restore Dunstable Downs skyline
UK Power Networks has employed a state-of-the-art cable plough to help it complete its Dunstable Downs project as quickly as possible. 
UK forced to rely on coal power due to reduction in wind generation
The UK has been forced to rely on coal power to keep the lights on, as there has been a reduction in electricity generated by wind farms.
Britain is importing more power from overseas than ever before
Britain is becoming increasingly reliant on power from overseas, as it saw a record day for electricity imports on August 20. 
Guildford set to receive £7.3 million upgrade to its power supply
As part of UK Power Networks’ upgrade programme, Guildford is receiving a £7.3 million upgrade to its local power supply.