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UK Power Generation 2017-18

The balancing of energy supply with demand on the UK National Grid is performed by ELEXON and as a result they provide a live snapshot of the power generated to match that demand  by fuel type. I have been monitored … Continue reading

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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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The logical fallacy of renewable energy

David MacKay was a voice of reason in the sometimes crazy world of energy. In his last interview he identified the futility of basing future UK energy supplies on renewable energy. Today each person in the UK uses on average … Continue reading

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