Heh - Europe bans coal

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And guess what - they come crawling back.  From Abu Dhabi's The National News:

Europe's energy crisis: A switch back to coal is on the cards
UK among nations facing a ‘bleak winter’ with consumers at risk of being unable to heat their homes

European utility providers are preparing to switch to alternative energy sources to meet demand, including carbon-rich coal, as gas supply problems continue, analysts have said.

If energy providers are forced to compete for the limited amount of gas supply, prices will continue to soar with costs "inevitably" passed down to consumers.

“The long and short of it is that, unless there is a mild winter or an ease in demand, the EU utilities will have to look to alternative energy sources to meet the demand," said Slava Kiryushin, global head of energy at DWF, an international provider of legal and business services.

"While most may read 'alternative energy sources' as "renewables", the energy market may have an alternative definition: coal,”

An inconvenient truth.  alt.energy works as long as it is heavily subsidized. Remove this and it dries up and blows away. Epic Fail. When are they going to build Thorium reactors?

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