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A 3 year study of UK Power Generation

Electrical power generation is critical for modern life. If your house draws too much current then the fuse will blow. Exactly the same logic applies for the whole UK each day to meet peak energy demand. Without power for  the  water supply, sewage treatment , transport, … Continue reading

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Coal -The hard facts

It really is time  to wake  up to the reality of increasing coal consumption and carbon emissions. This  was recently addressed by  Maria van der Hoeven of the IEA who gave a speech to launch the “Medium Term Coal Market … Continue reading

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Coldest December ever recorded

It is now confirmed that December was the coldest in the UK since detailed records began in 1910. The average temperature was -1.5C and much of the country was covered in snow and ice for weeks on end. This is … Continue reading

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