Posts Tagged ‘gamble’

Waiting for the wind energy gamble to pay off

Electricity costs were expected to rise 50 percent during the following decade, and the New London Municipal Utilities board wanted a way to get ahead of the price hike. “Green power was coming on the scene, and there was more than one board member who felt that way,” said New London Municipal Utilities Foreman Tom […]

The £200bn gamble on our energy future | Damian Carrington

In allowing George Osborne’s dash for gas to run, the coalition has staked our energy bills on a long-odds gamble. We’ll all pay the price There is a simple way to think about the complex energy policy decisions made today: it is a £200bn bet on the UK’s energy future. What’s more, the money on […]