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Offshore wind – UK study

Out of Sight, Out of Trouble

George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 20th May 2010.

Whenever you suggest that renewables could one day supply a large proportion of our electricity, scores of people jump up to denounce it as a pipedream, a fantasy, a dangerous delusion. They insist that the energy resources don’t exist; that the technologies are inefficient; that they can’t be accommodated on the grid; that the variability of supply will cause constant blackouts…

http://www.monbiot.com/archives/2010/05/20/out-of-sight-out-of-trouble/

And the actual report can be downloaded from…

http://www.offshorevaluation.org/downloads/offshore_vaulation_full.pdf

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