On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 14:32:54 +0100, Steve Firth wrote:
It's a tad over 10 gallons... 10 to 15 gallons is the tank size on most
normal "family cars" isn't it?
My motor has 90l (a shade under 20 gallons) tank, good for about 600 miles
full to "running on air".
My average fill up cost this year is £78.46. Min £60.00 Max £95.00.
Yep..I think that is what we are looking at. £100 a tank, rather than
the £5 it used to be 'when I were a lad'.
Hey, a I cynical in thinking that the governments sudden fondness for
nuclear power has something to do with the fact that they stand to make
about £30bn from their stake in British Energy when it gets sold..
EDF or EON?
There's a nice old power station site right where its needed, in
Battersea..plenty of cooling water, and potential Olympic sized heated
swimming pool could be built alongside..as well as heating half of south
London via waste water..Good transport links via the Thames as well.
On Sun, 13 Apr 2008 22:11:53 +0100 (BST), "Dave Liquorice"
Only 1.5 million households in the UK do!!
'Twas with tongue in cheek. But how many heat by Gas, 'lectric or solid
Fuel? I've had a bit of a google but not found anything.
Inaccurate in a couple of places but what does one expect from a
You can buy oil by installments, it's generally not offered as a method of
payment as the price is, and always has been, rather volatile and not
under control of the seller.
There is no "... 5 per cent duty on home heating oil for the elderly." or
anybody else for that matter. There is no duty on home heating oil full
stop. There is 5% VAT, just like all other domestic fuels.
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