The Economy Crushing Consequences of Massively Subsidised Wind PowerPosted: January 29, 2016
Reaping the carbon policy harvest
18 January 2016
For five years, Tata, the Indian firm that owns what used to be British Steel has been warning that energy costs in Britain are squeezing competitiveness.
Previous reductions have accelerated in 2015 with a 15 per cent cut in jobs.
Successive UK governments have responded by further turning the screws with now renewable energy requirements and other impacts. And each new announcement of retrenchments, like the most recent one, is met by anguished blame shifting and calls for specific supports.
Politicians the world over have a knack of etherealising their decisions on renewable energy as though they have no consequences.
Many have been conditioned by absurdities like the sun and wind is free so how can using this energy be adding to costs and their eyes glaze over when confronted by hard data demonstrating the renewals…
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