At London’s Daily Mail, “Electricity to be rationed: Power cuts in 2 years unless industry cuts back, warns regulator.”
Britain could face a return to Seventies-style power rationing to prevent blackouts.
The disturbing news came amid warnings that the country may not be producing enough energy to keep the lights on by 2015.
Offices and factories could be ‘bribed’ to close for up to four hours a day during the winter to prevent households losing power.
Energy regulator Ofgem said the country faced an ‘unprecedented challenge’ as coal-fired plants are closed by European Union diktats on the environment.
Well, frankly, Obama’s war on fossil fuels promises to put America on the fast lane to British-style rationing. Perish the thought, I know. But it’s happening.