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The funny thing about the Isle of Wight is that they have to import power from Southampton through massive underwater cables and they have a single gas-fired power plant which, since the UK became a net gas importer must have become increasingly expensive to operate.

So, they have no power, a lot of wind, and NIMBYism. They also have a Tory MP...

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun May 16th, 2010 at 04:28:10 PM EST
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