Tag Archives: UK wind energy

UK Media suggests Energy Secretary Huhne position on nuclear is admission that renewable energy systems “won’t be sufficient to meet the nation’s energy needs.”

The  Energy Collective post, “New tune for UK new nuclear build?” notes that the United Kingdom’s Energy Secretary appears to have softened his consistently negative rhetoric about Nuclear Power Plants. According to the post, “the BBC reports that Huhne said in a radio interview “the government is … Continue reading

Posted in Nuclear Energy | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

“it should be socially unacceptable to be against wind turbines in your area – like not wearing your seatbelt.”

The seatbelt silliness comes from Ed Millibrand, former energy and climate change secretary, now Labour leadership contender. And then there’s this gem from the same UK Telegraph article which suggests that, to accommodate industrial wind’s shortcomings, you only need to … Continue reading

Posted in industrial wind poor performance, industrial wind v fossil fuel | Tagged , , | Leave a comment