Predicting Power Madness at Decadal Scales

In light of the recent announcement by Ofgem chief executive Alistair Buchanan that the chances of avoiding power cuts looks very slim in the UK, Dr. John Brignell, proprietor of the Number Watch Blog, writes in with this note about a prediction he made ten years ago: ========================================= A doleful anniversary Ten years ago this…

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Newsbytes – fleeing the green dream

Chemical Industry Threatens To Exit Britain Over Green Energy Costs –15% of Germans get electricity disconnected every year Via Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF High energy costs have emerged as the top concern of British chemical and pharmaceutical companies, according to the sector’s main trade association. Green policies such as the introduction of a…

The Empire Strikes Out

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I guess having electricity when you need it is sooooo last century … UK families will have to get used to “only using power when it was available”. That constant electricity at home was dangerous anyhow, the unending hum of the wires can drive a man so insane that the…