ESO Raises Grid Code Modification Proposal Seeking Emergency Powers to Cut Off Embedded Generation

    View Author May 2020

    Around the world, electricity systems are experiencing unprecedented changes in demand patterns as a result of restrictions on movement and business activity because of lockdowns imposed in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In this client alert, associate Rob Broom and consultant Paul Brennan from our Energy & Natural Resources Practice look at steps being proposed in response to these changes in the UK, and consider some of the implications of the crisis for electricity generators and investors both in the UK and internationally.