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- In a cooling North Atlantic...
Current and solely 'renewable' generation and subsidies cost UK consumers in excess of £10 Billion pa. ONS figs. Think about that.Money money money
NO political party is going to seriously tackle the aqua industry its political suicide. It would not surprise me that the majority of politicians on all sides are privately against it. But who's going to put their head above the parapet the instant reaction from the opposition would be your destroying rural jobs and of course the biggy the value to the economy. They are all informed sorry Lorna almost all, but where is the public support apart from a load of crusty old fishermen. the revenue the industry brings in at the minute far out weighs peoples concerns for the hidden environment. Until that changes it will remain the status quo.
Here's a real figure for you from last year: Scotland - via all sources, about a half of the electricity demand is used via grid. It's not about net production' Last years figs show that 54% of Scotland's needs were met - when needed! - before it was sloughed off essentially via Carbon Credits Mechanisms? I wonder who's involved in that (scratches heed...?)
What do you reckon could happen once Torness, and Peterhead become foreclosed before 2025 because of non-nuclear or gas generation?