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Scotland’s Future Electricity Supply

A fine sunny view of the headland near Siccart Point, James Hutton’s Birthplace of Geology looking beyond to Torness Nuclear Power Station, Dunbar Cement Works and Bass Rock in the distance.

Cockenzie Coal Fired Power Station shut, Longannet under threat of closure and Torness on its last legs, present huge threats to the country’s base generating load.  What a shame the UK government pulled the plug on carbon capture research at Longannet.  And what a shame that major offshore wind, wave and tidal is lagging behind projections.  Latest question is how will closure of Longannet affect the railways?

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