The Way Forward: Solar, Wind, Wave, Tidal – The Renewables

U. S. News, once the most staid and Republican of the three big weekly news magazines: ‘Cheap natural gas, together with plummeting prices for wind and solar, has upended the energy sector ~ not only making nuclear plants’ huge upfront costs, endless regulatory approvals and years—long construction especially prohibitive, but also undercutting the very idea of a centralized power system’. The real competition is clean renewables. However our antedeluvial Minister for Energy – one Amber Rudd — is about to cut the government’s back-up UK subsidy for green solar power; forcing collapse of our fledgling solar industry…