Electricity cuts and power crisis predicted for Britain’s New Year Holiday

20 December, 2016

Thanks to successive governments (Labour from 1997 to 2010 and Conservative Lib – Dem from 2010 to 2015) their gullibility in falling victim to every confidence trickster who backed up an energy subsidy scam by saying, “I’m a scientist.” and their committment to supposedly sustainable but in reality intermittent energy sources for electricity,   The National Grid is failing to meet demand and “emergency power deals have become the norm,” according to a new report by a cross-party parliamentary group chaired by Grant Shapps.

Coal power station closures and the building of renewable energy plants will leave the country struggling to generate the required power supplies to feed British infrastructure and homes.

The British Infrastructure Group (BIG) believes the government’s attempt to meet climate change targets set by the EU and United Nations led to a cut back in capacity margins and extravagant price increases. The “interventionist energy policy,” Shapps believes, has left electricity supplies “dangerously small.” Shapps carefully omits to mention that the government’s only contingency plan for providing the power needed to meet peaks of demand (a sudden cold snap for example) is to spark up the thousands of diesel generators the earth loving politicians have concealed in goods containers on compounds sited around the country. Yes you read that right, diesel generators, the billions of pounds spent on wind and solar generation schemes and the billions of pounds spent on subsidising the farmers and landowners whose land the ‘sustainable’ power generators stand on have left us dependent on the dirtiest and most inefficient method of generating power to meet peak winter demand.

The report found that in recent winters the nation’s spare electricity pool went from 17 percent in 2011-12 to just one percent this year. To restore the stock, household bills would have to increase by as much as £30 a year until 2020. Government estimates predict price increases of around half of that.

“While nobody questions the noble intentions behind these ‘green power’ policies, it is clear that the unshakeable confidence of the community who swore ‘the science is settled’ was sadly misplaced and policies  designed to reduce Britain’s carbon dioxide emissions were not only wrong headed in a world that has stubbornly refused to get any warmer for almost twenty years (accoring to the ‘settled science’ we should have been frying eggs on the concrete in mid December here in northern England by now, not wondering how we are going to kep warm through the winter) but have had the unintended effect of hollowing out the reliability of the electricity generating sector,” the former co-chair of the Conservative Party said.

So to avoid major power cuts over Christmas 2017, Shapps added, the government should “work to make it profitable for private companies to invest and innovate in our electricity markets once again.”

Last year, National Grid paid nearly £40 million ($49.7 million) for emergency power. This winter, the group was given the go-ahead by the government to shell out an estimated £122.4 million. These costs are later spread out across the network and picked up by consumers in the form of growing bills.

 
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The Lincolnshire Poetcher And Her Wind Farm Message

Boggart Blog has been telling you for years that wind farms are a waste of space (more of our climate change posts). Wind turbines are so finnicky about the wind speed being in the right range and the air temperature being not too hot and not too cold but just right that they only generate viable amounts of electricity for twenty five percent of the time (wind turbine truth) and then neglegible quantities reach the grid. One would be forgiven for thinking the government’s green energy policy was about making wind farm operators rich rather than generating cheap, clean, sustainable power.

But logic does not sway the Warmageddonists, after all they have statistics and graphs always trump reality.

So maybe Lincolnshire poet Jane Air has taken the right approach in appealing to our emotions and aesthetic sensibilities in her poem

Lincolnshire Wind Farms

Here’s a little taste:

A meadow
Of metal petals
All planted in a row
Are flowers in the wind
Petal propellers spinned

Metal petals, how can you not love that image?

I don’t know how Jane makes her living, wouldn’t it be fun if she’s a teacher, they we could call her The Lincolnshire Poetcher.

National Wind Day

The insane weather continues. With all but the highest upland areas now under more that fifty feet of water and more flooding on the way according to our Prime Minister, while the assorted incompetents, dickheads and arseholes who should be sorting this out run round like headless chickens as they try to escape the flood of criticism, wetsuits have become the de rigeur clothing for fashionable flood victims.

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Flood bound fashionistas promenade in their designer wetsuits

It is not just the flood waters that are pissing people off of course, the enture nation has been battered by wind. And as we all know, wind and wetsuits are not a good combination.

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Wind and wetsuits don’t mix

Comical Ali Now Working For The New World Order

Remember Comical Ali, the Iraqi Minister of Information under Saddam Hussein whose wild statements about the great victories being won by the Iraqi armed forces as they repelled the invading infidels of the FUKUS axis?

A typical statement from him would go something like “Close to Baghdad airport the Iraqi Republican Guards, armed with catapults, pea shooters and long poles with nails through the end have repelled an attack by enemy tanks. hundreds of American and British tanks have been destroyed and their soldiers are in retreat. I have seen this with my own eyes.”

Among his other gems were:

“There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!”

“They’re not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They hold no place in Iraq.”

“We have destroyed 2 tanks, fighter planes, 2 helicopters and their shovels. We have driven them back.”

Yeah, you remember him now.

Well he’s back and working as a propaganda officer for The New World Order. The NWO (or Illuminati if you like) having created an energy crisis by selling the stupid politicians and their even stupider scientific advisers the notion that wind turbines can generate electricity when the wind does not blow and that solar panels will work at night, are now trying to shaft us with a new generation of nuclear power stations that will generate all the electricity we need at twice the current cost.

Now don’t get me wrong, I have always said we need nuclear power. Trouble is, just when the NWO bankers though they had done enough to jack up the price so much we would all be enslaved by the debt we accumulated by keeping warm, Fukushima came along and reminded us that while nuclear power is carbon dioxide free it is far from clean and carries risks on a different scale to those posed by conventional power plants.

Enter the New World Order’s Ministry of Truth with a CNN broadcast, Pandora’s Promise so full of outrageous falsehoods that it can only have been scripted by Comical Ali.

Among the more level headed statements of misinformation were:

“Nuclear power is safe I tell you. There have been no birth defects resulting from the Chernobyl disaster.”

“Nobody has ever been killed as a result of nuclear energy.”

“Solar power is many times more dangerous than nuclear power.”

“No one living in the exclusion zone near Chernobyl has ever died of cancer or any other diseases because of the radiation.”

“Nuclear energy is the safe solution to global warming.”

With CNN budgets to play with, Comical Ali (for it surely must be him) has honed his presentation techniques, the broadcast was enhanced with great camera work, brilliant graphics and some stunning special effects. The outrageous lies in Pandora’s Promise were so absurd as to be humorous. But this is no laughing matter. Fukushima is the worst fuck up in the history of electricity generation and has made the myth of Japanese technical excellence rook lidicurous.

We still need nuclear power as a stop – gap, for the past hundred years while we have squandered resources in pursuit of corporate profit, the technologies proposed by Niccola Tesla for grabbing electricity from a free, inexhaustible supply have been kept out of sight. Now there is renewed interest in those ideas but it will take decades to develop them to give a realistic alternative to fossil fuel.

Might as well laugh now before it starts hurting my pocket.

Oh this is a laugh, oh stop it, my sides are hurting.

You remember all those heated debates with scientists who said windmills would provide enogh power to keep the nation running when the coal and nike power stations shut down?

We, the intelligent people, said “but what about when the wind does not blow, what do we do for power then? We’ll have to keep the old coal and nuke stations running, polluting and sending power down to earth (with fuck knows what consequences)

“You can’t say that, you don’t understand science coz you’re not a scientist, nyh nyh na nyh nyh, screamed the science heads.

Well although we hate to say “We told you so,” (as our readers are aware,) we learned today that the scientists Plan B was even crappier than keping the old power plants running:

“Thousands of dirty diesel generators are being secretly prepared all over Britain to provide emergency back-up to prevent the National Grid collapsing when wind power fails.

And under the hugely costly scheme, the National Grid is set to pay up to 12 times the normal wholesale market rate for the electricity they generate.

One of the main beneficiaries of the stopgap plan is the Government itself, which stands to make hundreds of millions of pounds by leasing out the capacity of the generators in public-sector property including NHS hospitals, prisons, military bases, police and fire headquarters, schools and council offices.

But the losers will be consumers who can expect yet further hikes in their electricity bills in the name of ‘combating climate change’.

The scheme is expected to cost £1 billion a year by 2015, adding five per cent to energy bills.

This scheme is a direct consequence of the renewable energy policy adopted by the Coalition but first developed by Tony Blair in response to EU renewables directives to reduce Britain’s carbon emissions by 20 per cent by 2020.”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2362762/The-dirty-secret-Britains-power-madness-Polluting-diesel-generators-built-secret-foreign-companies-kick-theres-wind-turbines–insane-true-eco-scandals.html#ixzz2Z8Dc8RDv

Diesel generators, that’s a huge step forward. Just shows science tits are always ahead of the game, always at the cutting edge. NOT! Unless of course it’s the cutting edge of a flint hand axe.

Oi scientists, this is even more insane than your original insane idea, admit you weere wrong and we need loads of new nukes FFS. And then fuck off and learn how to flip burgers for a living.

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First They Came For The Fridges

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Fridges, washing machines and other electrical goods could be switched off automatically in British homes without the owners’ consent under EU proposals to help power stations meet demand for electricity. Tough is you have a freezer full of expensive food, or are preparing a slap up dinner for 20 guests, but Big Brother knows best.

And of course it is totally unreasonable of us to expect the science tits and academics who have been insisting for the past fifteen years that we can generate all the electricity we need from a bunch of windmills to admit that they’re wrong, stupidly, idiotically wrong and that in fact windmills cannot generate electricity when the wind does not blow and conventional generators cannot be switched on and off instantly.

So now the Euronazis are stepping in and they are going to tell you when you can have a hot meal, when you can bake a cake or take a bath or turn the heating on to keep yourselves warm.

“First they came first for the Communists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Communist.
Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Jew.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Catholics,
and I didn’t speak out because I was a Protestant.
They they came for my dinner
and my lights, and my boiler,
and my car and television and fridge
and by that time no one was left to speak out.”
(appy polly loggies to Martin Niemoller)

You can speak out, you have a vote, UKIP are not racists, Kenneth Clarke and David Cameron are Bilderberg shits but if you can’t vote UKIP, there are ratepayers candidates, independents, greens (left wing but not owned by Big Money) or any other protest candidate available.

It is time to ditch the LabLibConsensus.

Is Farting A Crime Or A Basic Human Right?

We were gobsmacked to learn earlier in the week that the government of Malawi has made farting a criminal offence.

Boggart Blog has always considered freedom to fart as a basic human right and a civil liberty.

In the past farting was seen as an art form and a popular entertainment. A French Vaudeville artiste Josef Pujol (Le Petomane or The Fartist) was for several years one of the most successful performers on the French Music Hall circuit until one night, stressed by continual abuse his sphincter failed him and as the world fell out of his bottom, the bottom fell out of his world.

Eighteenth century writer Charles James Fox even waxed lyrical on the topic. His work The Benefit Of Farting, Essay Upon Wind began with this disclaimer:

“I think I hear the Curious Reader exclaim, ‘Heavens! That the brain of man should be set to work upon such cursed nonsense – such damned low stuff as farting; he ought to be ashamed of straining his dull faculties to such a nasty absurd subject.'”

And where are the Politically Correct Thought Police Stupid Health Warnings dept.) on this one. Are they not aware that being too twee to fart is a serious health risk. There was a case of a Roman Emperor who farted himself to death. So long did he suppress his flatulence that when the gas build up finally overcame his sphincter the rapid release of pressure on his heart brought on a cardiac arrest.

Also we would have expected uproar from the people who are always banging on about human right is Africa. Only a couple of weeks ago they were up in arms about two gay Ugandans being punished for holding hands in public but we have not heard a squeak out of them about this latest human rights outrage in an African tyranny. Apparently it is fine for Ugandans to blow each other but not for Mallawians to blow gas.

Anyone who has ever done standup will tell you the brain of man remains as fascinated with the subject today as it was in Fox’s or Pujol’s time. That cannot ever have been a comedian who did not quickly learn a fart joke is the most reliable way to rescue an act that is dying. Farts are funny. Even my grandson who is only four months old giggles at the sounds made by my favourite toy, Uncle Windy the Farting Gnome. Clearly the humour of farting is embedded deep in the human psyche. Fart lighting videos are one of the staples of You Tube and to judge by the number of hits which internet items on Malawi’s supposed ban on farting have attracted the mainstream are more concerned about the right to fart than the right to marry someone of the same gender.

I say “supposed” because the Malawian justice minister is now trying to claim he was speaking in jest when he said a provision to criminalise farting was included in a new law. He may have ben trying the distraction technique to cover up his own embarrassing bottom burp noises. What better that a burst of jeering and ribald laughter to drown out the ripping sound of a shirt flapper.

Distraction is one of the many techniques used to distract attention in such a situation. The most common is to blame the dog. Another is to look pointedly at another person, sometimes combining this with a batting motion of the hands. However, farting etiquette hardly ends there. If you are in audience with a royal person who breaks wind, for example, the subject apologises, not the prince.

The only situation in which one can safely fart in company of the haughtiest particularity is while involed in equine pursuits. Horses are always farting and in the general chorus of rasps, burbles and squitters it is hard to pinpoint the exact source of one sound or smell.

Great thinkers differ widely in their view of farting. The Greek mathemtaician and philosopher Pythagoras never ate beans because he was convinced eery time one farts a little of one’s soul escapes. Satirist Jonathan Swift, the author of Gullivers Travels believed suppressing farts, leads to congestion of the brain, adding: “If in open Air it fires, In harmless Smoke its Force expires.”

Malawi ministers, take note. They might wish to follow the line western governments have taken on smoking and ban farting in public buildings and offices while tolerating it in private. But they mess with people’s right to fart at their peril. On the other hand if this anti – farting movement spreads liberatarians and classical liberals will have yet another will have another stick with which to beat the progressive of The Politically Correct Thought Police.