Thought for the day

"It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong." -- Thomas Sowell

While the UK only relies on Russia for 4 percent of its usage, its sources across the continent have begun refusing to send energy due to the rise in costs. Now, power supplies from Norway to Britain could be curtailed because of a lack of rain, according to the country’s energy minister. Terje Aasland said Norway plans to limit electricity exports because the hydropower reservoirs used to generate 90 per cent of its supplies are low. He told energy news site Montel: “We are looking at how to limit exports in situations where reservoir filling becomes critically low. “Then we must secure enough power for our national consumption.”