The Anonymous Widower

Burning US Trees In UK Power Stations

This story talks about a crazy idea of cutting down trees in the US and burning them in UK power stations.

I haven’t seen the numbers, but it does strike me as an extremely wasteful process, with all of the transport across the Atlantic. We would be much better off, using the subsidies promoting the use of this fuel, in insulating buildings and replacing those, that can never be made energy efficient.

May 28, 2013 - Posted by | News | ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] may be proved wrong on CCS, but I object to funding crazy ideas like this, the importation of wood chip and the building of useless wind turbines, when we could do sensible things like insulate houses […]

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