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Painful Stupidity From the Government On Fuel Costs And Solar Panels

by | 2nd, August 2011

THERE are two things that make this such a painful statement to have to read :

THE Government has claimed the use of solar panels will provide a vital element in the fight against soaring fuel bills as thousands of households in a Yorkshire city will benefit from the renewable energy technology.

The first is the mind-gargling stupidity of the actual statement.

Currently we pay around 10 or 11 p for a kWh of electricity from coal or nuclear. We have to pay 48 p per kWh for that solar stuff.

Sure, it all gets blended in and we can’t tell whether we’re buying nice or nasty when we turn on hte light: but all ‘leccie bills are pushed up by our having to buy that solar stuff at that higher price. So they’re saying that pushing up bills is a solution to bills getting

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