No electricity supply disruption from French strikes

Guernsey Electricity Mr Morris said it was "business as usual"

Related Stories

Guernsey's power station has produced more electricity during disruption to the French supply network.

Strike action over pensions reforms has led to France having to import power.

It means the power from the cable link between the island and France has to supported by more local production.

Steve Morris, engineering director at Guernsey Electricity, said there was no danger of a shortage of supply for islanders.

He said: "We're doing a bit more generation than we might otherwise have done, we've got arrangements in place with our friends in France.

"If they have supply side difficulties we may do a bit more generation to assist them.

"As far as we're concerned it's business as usual and our customers have no reason to be concerned at all about the electricity supply in Guernsey."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Guernsey


Guernsey Airport

Min. Night 16 °C


  • Nigel Farage (left) and Douglas CarswellWho's next?

    The Tory MPs being tipped to follow Carswell to UKIP

  • A painting of the White House on fire by Tom FreemanFinders keepers

    The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814

  • President Barack Obama pauses during a press conference on 28 August.'No strategy'

    Obama's gaffe on Islamic State reveals political truth

  • Chris and Regina Catrambone with their daughter Maria LuisaSOS

    The millionaires who rescue people at sea

  • Plane7 days quiz

    What unusual offence got a Frenchman thrown off a plane?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.