Tag Archives: sustainable energy

Peak power delivery to the UK

These graphs monitor the long term contribution from different fuels to the daily peak energy needs of the UK. The monitoring started in mid August 2013. There are  huge subsidies being paid by consumers to  wind power companies and landowners, … Continue reading

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Beware which way the wind blows.

Total UK electricity power demands are made available by the National Grid. A Live control panel can be seen here. These figures are a real eye opener and should be made compulsory reading by lobbyists and politicians. They highlight how … Continue reading

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UK Energy Policy

In 1960, all houses in London and across the UK were still heated by coal fires. I was starting primary school then  but well remember the coal lorries delivering  a few Cwt of coal for open fires to each house. … Continue reading

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