Tag Archives: renewables

Gas or renewables – we need both for now

Newspaper articles have recently hit out at an apparent willingness of the government to allow more gas-fuelled power plants.  Critics fear this indicates a weakening of support for renewables.  I’m less certain. The UK is way behind many other countries in weaning … Continue reading

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Longer term energy security

A positive development of the last weeks and months is continuing discussion about security of electricity supplies.   It’s not got to panic levels yet, but it might if we don’t get action rather than talk.  The background is increasingly well-known; our … Continue reading

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