Author: Robert Cutajar

On June 13, Times of Malta reported Prime Minister Robert Abela saying the new interconnector project showed that the environment was one of his government’s priorities. Should I congratulate the prime minister for taking a ‘better late than never’ cue from the Lawrence Gonzi vision for Malta’s electricity supply? Abela’s announcement that the government is to invest in a second interconnector also came after the Nationalist Party had already promised to do so in its renewed energy plan. The first interconnector installed by a Nationalist admi­nis­tration has already proved to be a cheap and clean source of energy, only to…

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