“With free energy from wind my bill will go down”

Myth-Buster #2

Here’s an interesting ¬†chart from the EU publication (click to enlarge) ¬†http://www.energy.eu/publications/Energy-economic-developments-in-Europe.pdf


This plots the share of non hydro-electric power generation against electricity prices for different countries. Interesting, huh? You can see that the more of these non-traditional sources we have the more expensive the prices. So, no, your bill will not be coming down, it will continue to go up since UK is quite low on the ‘Share’ scale. As we put up more turbines so we will move up and up to higher prices.

I think we can say this myth is “BUSTED”!

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