It simply cannot be done.
It comes as an Observer investigation reveals that planning delays, long delivery times, escalating costs, 10-year hold-ups in connection to the national grid and technical problems in building offshore windfarms all threaten to derail Brown\’s ambitions. The result could be electricity shortages by 2020, failure to meet climate change and energy targets and possible hefty fines from Europe.
Building only windmills just ain\’t gonna work. We need nuclear and coal as well. Otherwise the lights go out.
Worth reading that piece actually, lots of comments like this.
\’The numbers do not add up,\’ said energy analyst Professor Ian Fells of Newcastle University. \’It is physically impossible for the industry to meet its target.
12 years to the brown outs. Thanks Greenies!