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Good job U.K. Keep up the good work.

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Teresa W. (738)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 10:07 am
great news

Brian M. (207)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 11:17 am
That article doesn't mention that natural gas is the dominant energy source in the UK. Also, so long as wind energy's share of energy production is in the single digits, not to mention requires heavy subsization, wind power will remain a "feel-good" item with no practical utility towards reducing carbon emissions or fighting climate change.

"New figures released on Thursday by the industry body Energy UK show wind provided a little over 4% of Britain's power generation in July compared with 42% for gas, 24% nuclear and 17% for coal."

Brian M. (207)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 11:19 am
Correction: not "subsization" but subsidization.

Birgit W. (157)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 1:17 pm
Thanks for sharing.

Catrin NoForwardsPlease (181)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 1:37 pm
Thanks for sharing !

Aaron Bouchard (150)
Wednesday September 3, 2014, 3:32 pm
noted thanks

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 4, 2014, 2:45 am
Thanks for the article.

Margarita Rosberg (22)
Thursday September 4, 2014, 4:34 pm
Well I guess in countries with more sun, there will be solar more interesting, but everything is better than coal or Nuc.
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