Tallbloke sums up very well:
“So there you have it. A vital function, headed up by a history graduate who doesn’t know one end of an alternator from another, backed up by a professor in ‘sustainability’, has been put in charge of planning the future of our country’s power infrastructure. Is it deliberate sabotage? Incompetence?”
Lord Andrew Adonis broke cover on BBC radio 4 this morning to tell us about the new National Infrastructure Commission’s plans for making our country vulnerable to massive power cuts. This will be achieved by making the UK dependent on undersea electrical extension leads plugged into Iceland, Denmark and other EU countries wind power systems, continuing to shut down our traditional power generation capacity and the installation of smart meters which talk to new white-goods everyone will have to buy. A lot of the plan is predicated on ‘demand reduction’ and ‘storage’ (although details of that were not forthcoming).
Enviro-campaigner Roger Harrabin takes up the story:
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) envisages a smart energy revolution with more cables linking the National Grid to mainland Europe.
NIC also says the UK needs to store much more energy from intermittent renewable like wind and solar.
Fridges, freezers and washing machines could…
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