Even the most dim-witted politicians should have see this one coming. In summary – wasting over £1B of tax payers money to heat empty buildings and generating more, rather than less, CO2 emissions. FFS.
By Paul Homewood
Breitbart report on the latest green energy scandal in Northern Ireland:
The UK Treasury faces a huge bill after spending on Northern Ireland’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) went out of control, with businesses installing otherwise useless biomass heaters just to profit from the scheme.
The RHI was championed by Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster back in 2012 when she was minister in charge of business and enterprise. There are now calls for her to resign over the fiasco.
The scheme was supposed to cost £25 million in its first five years, but will now likely be closer to £1.15 billion over 20 years. Around £660 million will have to be funded by taxpayers in the rest of the UK after ministers failed to cap costs, The Times reports.
Under the scheme, businesses could receive £160 for every £100 they spent on biomass fuels…
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