In The UK, Some Political Movement on The Climate Scare

It has long been my view that the whole climate scare thing will fade away and disappear once the costs and risks of the insane zero carbon agenda become clear…

Fossil Fuels v Renewable Energy

The simple reality is that we will continue to need fossil fuels for many years to come. In the long term we will have look to develop new technologies such…

Britain’s Steel Industry Hammered by Climate Change Taxes

Crippling climate change levies are forcing Britain’s steelmakers to cut production after a doubling in the cost of carbon emissions in just nine months.

National Grid scheme to ration households’ power use at peak times

From Friday up to 1.4m households will be paid if they cut their normal electricity consumption at certain two-hour periods during the day, as an experiment to see how households’…

Bringing Britain’s woes to America?

Climate and energy politics, combined with fierce global demand, make it unlikely that Europe’s energy prices will go down. And while the EU recently voted to define natural gas and…

EV Chargers To Be Separately Metered

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT By Paul Homewood  A few weeks ago, the government announced plans for new regulations, requiring domestic electric car chargers be programmed only…

European nations walk back their ‘climate ambitions’ as the exorbitant price tag becomes clear

The political class remains rhetorically wedded to its earlier foolhardy promises, and the media is too enamored of reality-detached activists such as Ms. Thunberg.

Which Country Or U.S. State Will Be The First To Hit The Renewable Energy Wall?

From the MANHATTAN CONTRARIAN December 17, 2021/ Francis Menton In the fantasy of wealthy woke environmentalists, the world has recognized that it is on the brink of an existential climate crisis…

No Wind Friday

We are now dangerously reliant on interconnectors, not least because wind power is also falling in countries like Germany and Denmark:

Homes may have gas cut off if they refuse to take part in hydrogen trial

As usual, the commenters are virtually all critical. But why do these issues always get reported by the dopey Emma Gatten, who has Environmental Editor should be writing about trees…

Europe is switching back to coal to survive bleak winter

Europe’s embarrassing coal comeback will make any Net Zero demands almost impossible for politicians from the UK and Europe not least because they are also dealing with the growing fear…

Power Markets In Crisis

Alarm bells have been ringing in European and UK power markets this month, as electricity prices surge to record levels. Here day-ahead prices are triple those of a year ago,…

UK Relying On Europe For A Fifth Of Its Power

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT AUGUST 22, 2021 By Paul Homewood h/t Dennis Ambler https://gridwatch.co.uk/demand We’re currently relying on Europe for 16% of our electricity, as wind…

Express Readers Rebel Against Its Green Agenda

One of the strangest phenomena this year has been the sight of the Daily Express embracing far left climate policies, courtesy of their ex-Mirror, Remoaner, left wing editor Gary Jones.

UK MPs Condemn Government’s 2030 Ban on New Fossil Fueled Car Sales and The Ill-Informed Push for Us All to Drive Electric

In producing probably one of the most authoritative reports on the subject ever written, we have listened to thousands of road users, from cyclists, bikers, motorists, through to our vital…

What is the National Food Strategy and how could it change the way England eats?

Reforming England’s food system could save the country £126 billion, according to a recent government-commissioned report. The National Food Strategy, led by British businessman Henry Dimbleby, proposes a raft of…

National Grid to lose Great Britain electricity role to independent operator

Government will therefore throw out the knowledge and skills built up over many years by electrical engineers who know what they are doing. In their place, we will probably end…

The performance of UK Weather Dependent Renewables: 2002 – 2020

And it is already happening in the UK: the “trip” of an Offshore wind farm on a breezy summer afternoon contributed to the major UK power outage of 9/8/2019. As…

Weather Dependent Renewable power performance in Europe DE UK FR: 2020

In 2020, Weather Dependent Renewables (Wind and Solar Power) made up 58% of all power generation installations in the three Nations, DE UK FR. Together they contributed about 24% of…

RAF To Go Net Zero

I am sure his public demands no such thing. I suspect most people expect the RAF to defend the country, not play silly Greta games. And “diverting investment from equipment…

UK government scraps green homes grant after six months

The abandonment of the £1.5bn programme, which offered households grants of up to £5,000 or £10,000 to put in insulation or low-carbon heating, leaves the UK without a plan for…

BP to develop UK’s largest hydrogen factory in Teesside

In short, BP will be paid a guaranteed price for all the hydrogen it produces, which will probably be triple the price of natural gas. The cost of this will…

Sleepwalking to Green Austerity

Basically, if you wish for net zero then you need to be very, very careful what you wish for. We may all end up sleepwalking to Green Austerity.

Summary UK Weather Dependent Renewables: 2019

As Government imposes more Renewables onto the Power industry, Power supply managers face major problems, as Political decisions insist on the impractical collection dilute and irregularly intermittent “Renewable Energy”. The…