Scotland Against Pylons

Scotland is being exploited! A blog by Joan DuncanImages from SSEN We must all work together to stop the annihilation of Scotland’s countryside, environment, wildlife, rural economy, tourism and health with all that means. We will not be collateral damage for profit! We do not need the amount of energy that SSEN and many of… Continue reading Scotland Against Pylons

£8 Billion to the UK Treasury

In only 9 months – And Counting. “The Treasury has banked a bumper £8billion windfall from the North Sea in just nine months, according to new research. “Figures published by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce today reveal that offshore operators and licensees have been paying an average of £45.6million in tax per day during… Continue reading £8 Billion to the UK Treasury

Hydrogen – part of Scotland’s future?

Hydrogen can be made by passing electricity through water – an ideal use for extra electricity produced from windfarms. Spanish companies can sign deals to sell Hydrogen as fuel – why can’t Scottish companies? Scotland’s windfarms are regularly asked to shut down turbines because the UK doesn’t ‘need’ their power due to the crazy ‘market‘… Continue reading Hydrogen – part of Scotland’s future?

Why is energy pricing set up to hurt consumers?

Scotland is paying for England’s electricity due to this unfair, rigged system. Scotland generates up to 106% of its power through wind alone –and the price of wind has not increased over this past year! Nevertheless, Scots are paying to subsidise England’s system… This deeply researched article show how the pricing system is rigged to… Continue reading Why is energy pricing set up to hurt consumers?

It’s Scotland’s Oil

John Jappy was a civil servant under the Labour government which sold out Scotland. Highlights of John’s interview include: Learn more in this interview with John here … Dennis Healey, Chancellor of the Exchequer under Labour, admitted in 2013 that Labour had underplayed the value of Scottish oil, he even campaigned against setting up an… Continue reading It’s Scotland’s Oil