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UK ruling confirms Peabody’s right to speak on energy poverty issues

A recent Bloomberg news piece attempted to paint a UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling as a setback for energy producer, Peabody Energy. However, when one takes a moment to read the full article, it is clear that Peabody won … Continue reading

30. September 2014 by Jason Hayes
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UK wind gets diesel backup

This article would be amusing if it weren’t so insanely expensive and so completely unnecessary. UK power generators should simply go back to affordable, abundant, reliable, and increasingly clean coal. Thousands of dirty diesel generators are being secretly prepared all … Continue reading

18. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Soaring green power prices force Brits to choose between heat and food

This Guardian UK editorial from early December 2012 describes how more than a third of British families are enduring a prolonged “heat or eat” dilemma. You read that right. The British are now being forced to chose between paying for their … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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UK coal burn at highest in 6-years

Interesting to see that while American regulators are working to kill off the coal industry, UK utilities have moved to coal strongly in Q1 of 2012. This Reuters article indicates that UK’s coal burn is at a 6-year high and … Continue reading

01. June 2012 by Jason Hayes
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UK: Opposition to wind growing

Opposition to UK-based wind farms is growing rapidly. The Guardian is now reporting that opposition to wind power in Wales is “total.” Opposition to wind power in rural Wales is said to be “total”, with communities threatening peaceful direct action … Continue reading

01. March 2012 by Jason Hayes
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