Reliable & Affordable Electricity Means Unscrambling Subsidised Wind & Solar Debacle

STOP THESE THINGS

An aggressive and ambitious Russian has caused policymakers to reflect on the debacle that is subsidised wind and solar. National security is now taken to equate with energy security; a chap with an insatiable thirst for power has revealed what Europe’s renewable energy transition will ultimately mean for those still pretending an all wind and sun-powered future is in the offing.

Obsessive reliance on wind and solar (and the gas inevitably required to provide power when the sun sets and calm weather sets in) has left Europeans vulnerable to the dictates of an erstwhile dictator. As they say, be prepared to reap precisely what you sow.

Putin’s adventures in Ukraine have thrown up an opportunity for our political betters to get a grip and start unscrambling the suicidal energy policies that beset us, before the power pricing and supply calamity seen in Europe spreads further afield, and ruins us, too.

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