John Constable: The Government’s Murky Wind Subsidies Revival Is A Costly Blunder

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

The Telegraph have a comment piece from John Constable today:

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In the world of renewable energy nothing is what it seems. “Environmentally friendly” turns out to be devastating to the natural world. “Cheap” is expensive. “Local support” is found to be at a distance. “Sustainable” is, strange to say, short lived and unaffordable. A “contract” is non-binding. “Secure” is actually unreliable. Love is hate, black is white, and “Green” is a murky shade of brown.

So we should not be surprised when we are simultaneously told, as we were yesterday by government, that onshore wind is now so cost competitive it should be allowed to apply for subsidies again. It is quite usual for the wind industry, and their ministerial enablers, to be wreathed in smoke, surrounded by mirrors, and speaking in riddles.

But what is actually going on? Who is doing what to whom? A complicated…

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