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Worth the Candle? The economic impact of renewable energy policy in Scotland and the UK; Verso Economics, March 2011

The Scientific Alliance supported a study by Richard Marsh and Tom Miers of the effect of renewable energy policy on the economy in general and jobs in particular. The full report is available here as a pdf file.

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Complacency about UK energy security

The Scientific Alliance has published an important and authoritative examination of National Grid's Future Energy Scenarios. The authors - Dr Capell Aris and Colin Gibson - conclude that at least 6 more conventional power stations are needed to ensure a secure electricity supply when wind farms cannot deliver.

What's New

29 June 2016: See letter about electric cars in The Times