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35 Nov 2022
editor@okcradley.com editor@okcradley.com editor: Ken Nason features editor: Harold Armitage

A Sign of the Times?

1.1. The Electricity Supply Emergency Code (ESEC) describes steps which the UK Government could take to deal with: a “civil emergency” as defined in section 96(7) of the Electricity Act 1989 - “any natural disaster or other emergency which, in the opinion of the Secretary of State, is or may be likely to disrupt electricity supplies”; or an electricity supply emergency of the kind envisaged in section 3(1)(b) of the Energy Act 1976 - “there exists or is imminent in the United Kingdom an actual or threatened emergency affecting fuel or electricity supplies which makes it necessary in Her Majesty’s opinion that the government should temporarily have at its disposal exceptional powers for controlling the sources and availability of energy”. It sets out the actions which companies in the electricity industry should plan to take and which may be required to deal with such emergencies.
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY EMERGENCY CODE (ESEC)
Click here to download the complete schedule for blackouts
35 Nov 2022
editor@okcradley.com

A Sign of the Times?

1.1. The Electricity Supply Emergency Code (ESEC) describes steps which the UK Government could take to deal with: a “civil emergency” as defined in section 96(7) of the Electricity Act 1989 - “any natural disaster or other emergency which, in the opinion of the Secretary of State, is or may be likely to disrupt electricity supplies”; or an electricity supply emergency of the kind envisaged in section 3(1)(b) of the Energy Act 1976 - “there exists or is imminent in the United Kingdom an actual or threatened emergency affecting fuel or electricity supplies which makes it necessary in Her Majesty’s opinion that the government should temporarily have at its disposal exceptional powers for controlling the sources and availability of energy”. It sets out the actions which companies in the electricity industry should plan to take and which may be required to deal with such emergencies.
ELECTRICITY SUPPLY EMERGENCY CODE (ESEC)
Click here to download the complete schedule for blackouts