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Category Archives: Europe industrial wind
Europe: Coal is back!
Links Courtesy of Net Zero Watch. Sign up for their email updates at their link. 1) Germany returns to coal as energy security trumps climate goalsBloomberg, 22 December 2022 2) Coal, no longer shunned, keeps Europe’s lights onThe Wall Street … Continue reading
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“Taken together, it is likely that the costs of our (UK) renewables objectives will drive a million more British families into fuel poverty by 2020.”
The title statement, taken from a recent commentary by MEP Roger Helmer at the ever interesting Libertarian Alliance Blog , seems to confirm the concern raised in a comment written to an AT post by Fran, an advocate of Wisconsin … Continue reading
Welcome to the world of industrial wind: British bill payers may indirectly subsidize other European nations’ power supplies.
From Power-Gen: UK offshore wind farm payments could subsidize European power supplies – DECC “Offshore wind farm subsidies underwritten by British electricity bill payers will be paid to generators even if the electricity is transmitted outside the UK via a … Continue reading
Greek conservation groups dismay with industrial wind intrusion, mirrors The Charter of Palermo
In a recent post here at Allegheny Treasures we spoke of Mr. Jon Boone’s 2009 participation in the development of The Charter of Palermo. Readers may recall that, at the invitation of the Sicilian government, Mr. Boone, an intervenor in … Continue reading
Business Week: UK energy prices must reflect the cost of backup energy supply for renewable sources..
From Business Week: “E.ON AG, the second-largest power producer in Britain, said U.K. energy prices must reflect the cost of backup supply as the country boosts output from renewable sources.” Utilities need to keep running gas-fired plants because sources of … Continue reading
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