Ofgem warns danger of power shortages has increased.

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New electricity power poles being erected near a town as new dangers of power shortages in the UK by the middle of the decade has risen, according to industry regulator Ofgem.<br />
Spare electricity power production capacity could fall to 2% by 2015, increasing the risk of blackouts.<br />
More investment in power generation and other action is needed to protect consumers, Ofgem said.<br />
"Ofgem's analysis indicates a faster than anticipated tightening of electricity margins toward the middle of this decade," it said in a report.<br />
Picture:Maurice McDonald/Universal News And Sport (UK) 27 June 2013.
New electricity power poles being erected near a town as new dangers of power shortages in the UK by the middle of the decade has risen, according to industry regulator Ofgem.
Spare electricity power production capacity could fall to 2% by 2015, increasing the risk of blackouts.
More investment in power generation and other action is needed to protect consumers, Ofgem said.
"Ofgem's analysis indicates a faster than anticipated tightening of electricity margins toward...
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