The House of Lords Select Committee on Economic Affairs has now published its report entitled ‘The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market’.

Posted Category: Energy Security, News

At last a sensible report: But does it go far enough? Peers Report On Energy Fails To Address The Real Problem “The Committee examined the impact of the policies of successive governments on the electricity market. In its report the Committee identifies two key failures in the current market: the narrow amount of spare capacity, particularly […]

“This collective act of make-believe is devastating our environment and our budgets”

Posted Category: Energy Security, Letters, News

In a letter to the Scotsman Geoffe Moore said: Before the public get too excited, they should know what Sir David MacKay, ex-chief scientific advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change, said recently about renewable energy during his final interview before his sad and untimely death. He stated that there is an “appalling […]

Ontario’s Electricity Dilemma

Posted Category: Energy Security

Ontario’s Electricity Dilemma by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers “We need to stop adding solar and wind for ideological reasons”. Excellent presentation report with some interesting data:

Experts: total closure of Longannet next year could leave Scotland without power for up to 36 hours

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The general argument about the closure of Longannet is set out here: http://www.iesisenergy.org/assets/files/IESIS-closure-Longannet.pdf Experts: total closure of Longannet next year could leave Scotland without power for up to 36 hours David Ross Herald, 23 Nov 15 ENERGY experts have called for some of the Longannet power station’s generators to be kept switched on when it closes […]