Media on renewable energy report

12th December 2011

In print, broadcast and online

The release of the Adam Smith Institute's latest report 'Renewable Energy: Vision or Mirage?' received widespread media coverage, including front page coverage in The Daily Telegraph.

Below are some of the highlights:

Daily Telegraph - Britain 'faces power cuts' due to wind turbine plan

Sunday Times - Storm shutdown is blow to future of wind turbines (£)

The Times - Renewable energy is unreliable, says report (£)

Daily Mail - UK green targets get even tougher...but renewable energy 'still won't keep lights on'

Daily Express - SNP warned an energy crisis is just 5 years away

The Guardian - Think tank blasts wind power support

The Scotsman - Renewable energy 'mirage' could lead to a crisis

Press & Journal - Wind farm policy will lead to an energy crisis

BBC Radio Scotland, Good Morning Scotland - Martin Livermore discusses the report's findings (from 1h34mins in)

ConservativeHome - The Adam Smith Institute and Scientific Alliance predict an energy crisis if the government continues with its focus on renewable sources

Press Association - Renewables 'energy security threat'

BBC News - Green energy push flawed claims Adam Smith Institute

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