Posted by: Grant | October 20, 2012

UK Panic Button

We saw this in AUS with the back-pedal on “dirty coal stations” and watering down of our Carbon Tax following a huge public backlash to soaring power bills.

BELFAST TELEGRAPH
New gas power stations may be built – UK,
Local & National – Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/new-gas-power-stations-may-be-built-16223353.html

“Dozens of new gas power stations could be built across the UK to help slash long-term energy prices.
 Energy Secretary Ed Davey told The Times he will propose a loophole to get around costly climate change targets to stem the ever-soaring price of electricity…. “

THE TIMES
The power game how a climate change loophole may put Britain’s foot on the gas  The Times
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/environment/article3566124.ece

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