COVID-19 has provided a real world ‘lab’ for the grid.

PwC UK's Power & Utilities Sector Leader Steve Jennings says, "COVID-19 protective measures have provided a real world ‘lab’ for the ESO to learn how the system reacts to operating with high renewable load, albeit in the less pressured environment of a lower overall demand. The response so far has been successful. All the mechanisms designed over the years to cope with a sustainable energy future have worked as they should."

Source: PwC, 4/4/20

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