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- Power To The People: Future-proofing the security of UK power supplies
by Prof M.A. Laughton, FREng, CEng, Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of London
Published by the Adam Smith Institute, 2003
This paper stresses the importance of security of power supplies within national energy policy. It recommends actions to address gaps in current practice that would help to future-proof the UK against the possibility of serious power failures.
- UK Offshore Wind Generation Capacity: a Return to Picking Winners?
by John Bower
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, 2004
In directing support towards offshore wind projects the UK government is ignoring lower-cost alternative conventional and renewable generating technologies that could also contribute to meeting Kyoto commitments.