Boston – An Energy Town

We should use some of the money to start an energy revolution in the town. We have 2 major energy projects – Triton Knoll and Viking Link which connect at Bicker. We have a gasification plant, we could in combination with the council and other investors develop an energy town with large scale solar at its heart. Solar installations in public spaces, battery storage etc should be investigated. The BAEF project is a must. It would create jobs and skills which we can promote countrywide. It would create another local resource which residents could benefit from – community energy sector reduced bills? We should look to harness the river and our waterways for energy. This investment in renewables and energy will help with the challenge of climate change, but also ensure we have sufficient future resource at a local scale. It would support a green electric economy – with EV charging (rolec) and others

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2 comments on “Boston – An Energy Town

  1. Great ideas. I tried to get a Government minister interested (without success) in harnessing the power of the water pouring through under Sluice Bridge when the fresh water is released using a turbine. Free power!

  2. This would be fantastic! My partner works as a renewable energy electrical engineer and he has to travel all the way to Lincoln and further for work. This would be a great opportunity for workers in the field. The local college could do special training courses too! Win for the economy as well as green energy.

    Great idea!

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