Booker Unravels Renewable UK’s Wind Power Claims

Posted: June 12, 2016 by oldbrew in Energy, Politics, wind
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Let’s not mess around. UK energy policy is being run by fools, liars and frankly, nutters.


By Paul Homewood


Booker follows up my story about last week’s interview with Renewable UK’s Chief Exec, Hugh McNeal, which claimed that onshore wind is now the cheapest form of generation:

The interview in last week’s Sunday Telegraph with Hugh McNeal, the new head of RenewableUK, was remarkable in more ways than one. Certainly readers may have been surprised to know how easily he could switch from being a senior official at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to running our leading lobby group for wind farms. But even more significant was the way he unwittingly exposed what appears to me to be a massive deceit now at the heart of our national energy policy.

Like DECC, he has bought into the trick of pretending that renewables are now “the cheapest form of new [electricity] generation in Britain”. On the face of it this claim seems…

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  1. oldbrew says:

    Booker: ‘So, thirdly, they are now planning to throw huge bribes at the power companies to get those new gas plants built.’

    This is called the operation of the free market, or something :/

    It’s one big puppet show.