In Europe massive subsidies, environmental regulations and borrowings from the richer nations (Germany and Britain) have been used to force poorer nations like Greece and Spain to convert to ‘Green’ energy such as wind and solar. This has forced up the cost of energy and made the poorer nations poorer as they wallow in debt and high energy prices.
All through Europe the long tern effects of this economic madness is now catching up with both borrowers and lenders alike. The German obsession with ‘green’ energy has backfired spectacularly and Europe is imploding. The Blair governments in Britain forced Britain down the same disastrous path and Britain is paying the price.
Britain could face blackouts if the wind doesn't blow
National Grid proposes bringing in emergency measures to bolster electricity supplies as new analysis shows power crunch worsening Britain could face blackouts if the wind doesn't blow in winter 2016-17, unless emergency measures are brought in to bolster electricity supplies, official analysis suggests.
Output from Britain's power plants would not be enough to meet peak demand if there was "low wind" – meaning the thousands of wind turbines across the country would generate very little electricity, forecasts show.
Old mothballed power plants are now likely to be paid millions of pounds to fire back up or factories paid to switch off at peak times, under proposed emergency measures to ensure the lights stay on.
The UK's £1billion carbon-belcher raping US forests...that YOU pay for:
How world's biggest green power plant is actually INCREASING greenhouse gas emissions and Britain's energy bill
- Drax power station in Yorkshire uses wood pellets to create electricity
- The move from coal was considered to be environmentally friendly
- But far from cutting emissions, change is actually increasing them
- In turn, it is adding millions of pounds to Britain's electricity bills