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Sark’s electricity crisis is brewing again

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We know our readers like to be kept informed about all the latest developments on Sark -- the tiny island in the English Channel where funerals are led by tractor-hearses and residents are carted around on tractor-buses -- as well as Brecquou, the neighbouring private island owned by the billionaire Barclay brothers. Or we hope you do, anyway. You might remember that last winter, Sark -- which has neither cars nor streetlights and is officially designated a “dark-sky island” -- was threatened with a total blackout. (Brecquou, incidentally, was and is not affected by this, as the island generates its own electricity.)It came after the island’s monopolistic energy provider Sark Electricity Limited threatened to turn off the electricity supply after an independent price commissioner

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