Ayrshire LACU speeches

Here are some of the contributions made by members of the Ayrshire LACUs to this year’s ALBA Party Conference, held in Stirling between 15th and 16th October 2022. Fiona Sinclair’s speech to remit back motion five Motion Five: Addictions Policy – Equalities Team. This speech was cut short due to time constraints, but the speech… Continue reading Ayrshire LACU speeches

Scotland should export power, not jobs…

Jobs and industry go where the resources are. Scotland has 25% of European renewable energy resources. Westminster has set things up so that the energy from North Sea Offshore Wind will connect to the North East of England. Levelling up in England should not impoverish Scotland. A quick look at the map will make it… Continue reading Scotland should export power, not jobs…

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?