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New DEI Briefing on recent blackouts - what happened and what questions will the investigations ask?

(12 August 2019)

A new DEI briefing note by Dr Chris Dent has been released responding to the blackouts experienced in the UK on 9 August 2019. The briefing explores why the blackouts happened and looks at the questions which investigations into that event may ask.

Download the DEI Briefing: The 9 August 2019 blackout event – what happened and what issues are there going forward?

This DEI briefing is a follow-up to previous DEI briefing on “What is an electricity blackout?”