As subsidies go, this one never made any sense. The U.K. government offered Drax Power billions of pounds in government aid to help it convert its power plants to run on wood, the fuel source of the Middles Ages.
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UK policymakers have spent billions in British taxpayer resources subsidizing coal plants to convert to burning biomass—a fancy word for wood—primarily in the form of imported wood pellets.
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