The National Grid is encouraging homeowners to take part in the scheme in a bid to avoid potential blackouts - this is how much they could save. Craig Dyke, head of National Control at National Grid ESO, suggested the measure could become a regular part of the UK winter. Engineers working on the energy grid need to make sure it is 'balanced' at all times. National Grid runs the project, but requires suppliers to sign up so that their customers can take part. Ofgem approved the proposals for National Grid electricity system operator (ESO) to launch the programme from November until March.
Generation-Z is taking on many Y2K trends, including low-rise jeans, but the newest one that's piqued their interest is digital cameras. Tabarez finds digital cameras 'more exciting' than snapping photos on his smartphone. Searches for digital cameras have gone up 10 percent on eBay from 2021 to 2022, Davina Ramnarine, a company spokeswoman told the Times. Teens are saying that shooting on digital cameras is 'more exciting' and captures a moment differently than an iPhoneSearches for digital cameras have gone up 10% in eBay between 2021 to 2022In addition, Nikon COOLPIX searches have skyrocketed 90 percent, Ramnarine said. 'When I look back at my digital photos, I have very specific memories attached to them,' Rudra Sondhi, a freshman at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, said.26 days ago Nation.lk
Excitement builds in Cornwall as locals prepare for Britain's first ever rocket launch from the airport in Newquay. History could be made as early as tonight, when Cornwall could host the first ever orbital space launch on UK soil. The weather conditions could potentially pose a problem for the rocket launch. Like Mr Lovatt, not everyone is happy about the pending rocket launch. However, not everyone is happy about the pending rocket launch.24 days ago Nation.lk
Thousands of members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) and ASLEF unions are currently holding industrial action over pay and conditions. It comes a day after it was warned that a generation of passengers will be put off the railways forever by the persistent train strikes. The journeys of millions of people will be hit this week by the militant rail unions and their plot to create the worst disruption in three decades. 'The train companies say their hands have been tied by the Government. A Department for Transport spokesperson said: 'Passengers have rightly had enough of rail strikes and want the disruption to end.1 month ago Nation.lk
Police said they believed 'around a dozen' people were missing following the blast which destroyed a block of flats in St Helier in the early hours of Saturday morning. The scene of an explosion and fire at a block of flats in St Helier, Jersey. Security camera footage showed a fireball engulfing the three-storey building in the Channel island's port capital St Helier, leaving several people missing. The Jersey government tweeted a video of firefighters and specialist rescue teams, including a dog, on the scene in St Helier on Saturday night. Last night the Parish Church of St Helier held a candle-lit vigil.1 month ago Nation.lk
Boxing Day bargain hunters set to hit the high streets today have been warned that they could face severe traffic jams as a result of the ongoing rail strikes. This year's shoppers are already expected to spend four per cent less on Boxing Day than in previous years as a result of the cost-of-living crisis. Boxing Day is usually an extremely popular day for airport transfers such as the Heathrow Express and Stansted Express. ScotRail historically operated a Boxing Day service in the Strathclyde area with its first Boxing Day trains between Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High in 2021. On Christmas Day passengers at Heathrow and Gatwick praised the 'brilliant' military for doing the job with 'record' efficiency today.1 month ago Nation.lk
(AP) — Four teams get the NFL’s postseason started on Saturday, featuring four quarterbacks making their postseason starting debuts. Seven of the 14 teams in this year’s playoffs didn’t make the field last season, giving the NFL’s upcoming wild-card weekend a mix of traditional powerhouses and underdogs. 5 during the wild-card weekend. The NFL re-seeds teams after each playoff round. The cancellation of the Bills-Bengals game because of Hamlin’s injury could lead to one big change to the AFC playoff format.19 days ago Nation.lk
Passengers arriving to the UK from China will need a negative Covid test before they travel following surging cases of the virus in the country. This evening, the French Government has also announced all passengers arriving from China will need to provide a negative Covid test taken 48 hours before travelling. The Our World in Data graph shows the daily confirmed Covid cases in China. The UK Government is expected to announce all those arriving to the UK from China will need to present a pre-departure Covid test. Plans to impose mandatory tests for travellers from China entering the UK come at the same time as France announcing it will update its policy.1 month ago Nation.lk