The three crucial British elections really kicked off last night with the Party Leaders Debate live on Sky News and LBC. The public decided that Nigel Farage, Leader of Ukip, had wiped the floor with the temporary LibDem Leader Calamity Clegg.
MTU introduces new marine genset
March 26, 2014—Rolls-Royce Power Systems has introduced a new MTU marine genset. The genset is based on a 6-cylinder Series 1600 inline engine delivering up to 323 kW output and compliant with IMO Tier II and EPA Tier 3 regulations. The marine engine version is configured for on-board power generation and is derived from a robust and cost-efficient Series 1600 unit used for power generation on land.
Onshore wind turbines have produced major risks and encouraged offshore developments, but these have also produced some major risks and the only factor maintaining development was very generous involuntary subsidies by taxpayers. Reality is now setting in and forcing a rethink of how far renewable energy should form part of the energy mix and what type of devices should provide that energy. Ed.
Reacting to today’s announcement by SSE that it has decided to maintain investment in Beatrice offshore wind farm, although it has decided not to proceed in the long-term with its stakes in 4 other offshore wind projects (Galloper (50% ownership stake), Seagreen (50%), Forewind (25%) and Islay (100%), RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said:
Four years ago yesterday, Obamacare was signed into law by President Obama. Perhaps no other piece of legislation has ever been as contentious, or has eroded the principles found in the Constitution, as much as Obamacare has. It’s fitting that tomorrow as the Supreme Court hears Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp v. Sebelius, Tea Party Patriots will stand for the First Amendment and against further erosion of our Constitution. Our protest will begin at 9:00am in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC and continue until 2:00pm, regardless of the weather. After the conclusion of oral arguments, there will be a press conference in front of the Court featuring Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin and other supporters of the First Amendment.
When BSD decided to create Election Watch as a new BSD category, it was a recognition that there were three elections falling in 2014 and 2015 that had immense importance not only to Great Britain but also for the rest of the World. It is rare for a single election to have significant international impact, but to have three is unprecedented. During the last few weeks, the significance has grown for Britain and for the World.
By Nigel Farage Mep, Ukip Leader
PUBLISHED: 15:00, 19 March 2014 | UPDATED: 17:44, 19 March 2014
Ukip leader Nigel Farage condemned George Osborne for dragging more people into the 40p tax band
This coalition was set up to get rid of the deficit over the course of a parliament. Today George Osborne made clear in his Budget that the coalition has failed.