Posted by: Grant | July 18, 2012

Why UK Spawned Insane Wind Farms

Simple, it’s called the “Liberal Democrats”
The tail is wagging the dog, like in AUS.

UK TELEGRAPH
Ministers delay plans to axe subsidies for wind farms
By Robert Winnett, and James Kirkup
6:15AM BST 17 Jul 2012
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/windpower/9404362/Ministers-delay-plans-to-axe-subsidies-for-wind-farms.html 

“Ministers have delayed plans to axe Government subsidies for wind farms after another disagreement between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.”

” …David Cameron and Nick Clegg yesterday staged a public show of support for the Coalition, which has been shaken by a Tory rebellion over Lords reform.
However, behind the scenes, there was disagreement over the energy policy.
Wind farms have sparked threats of another major rebellion by backbench Tory MPs. Earlier this year, more than 100 MPs wrote a letter demanding cuts to the subsidies for the “inefficient and intermittent energy” supplied by wind farms.
The Conservatives argue that wind turbines are a blight on the countryside and were built only because the energy market was unfairly rigged in their favour by subsidies. Mr Osborne is understood to have supported the backbench demands. The Chancellor was confident yesterday of securing a deal to cut the subsidies sharply over several years.
However, many Liberal Democrats believe wind power is vital for environmental reasons.
Chris Huhne, the former Climate Change Secretary, had blocked any subsidy cuts.
However, Mr Davey, his replacement, is thought to have taken a more pragmatic approach…. “

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