The difficulty of removing gas from the UK energy mix

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The threat or promise of wind turbines on every hillside, the affordability of building new nuclear power stations and whether gas and electricity bills will ever come down have become the most hotly-debated issues in UK energy policy.

However there is another fundamental part of the country’s energy equation which has attracted fewer headlines. That is, to what extent it is necessary or desirable to replace natural gas as the biggest single source of power generation.

One of the stated aims of the Energy Bill when it was published in draft form in May last year was to lessen Britain’s exposure to fluctuating global energy prices by reducing imports of oil and gas.

via The difficulty of removing gas from the UK energy mix – Telegraph.

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