With the recent closure of Longannet power station by Scottish Power, Scotland has become the first area of the UK to take a serious gamble with electricity supply. It will take not just good management but a serious amount of good luck for the fossil-fuel funeral wake not to be spoiled by flickering or failure of the lights. In short, we may be heading into dangerous territory. The UK needs to get a strategy together for building new gas-fired or coal-fired power, fitted with carbon capture and storage technology, before the situation deteriorates any further.
Scottish Energy News 29th April 2016 read more »