The destruction of once reliable and affordable electricity supplies is so evidently deliberate, it can no longer be put down to ignorance, alone.
Nothing but brazen ideology sits beneath the claim that we are a heartbeat away from a transition to an all wind and sun powered future. We are continually told that, putting aside the need for a few trillion dollars’ worth of imaginary grid-scale storage systems, we’re almost there.
Well, that’s the meme, anyway.
Back on terra firma, things haven’t exactly panned out as planned unless, of course, the plan was economic destruction starting with entrenched energy poverty and, ultimately, deindustrialisation.
If you’re looking to understand what the ‘inevitable transition’ means for you, Britain’s power pricing and supply calamity is as good a place as any to start.
James McSweeney and Paul Homewood layout what’s in store below.
British Energy Planning (A Horror Story)
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