Wind Power Fantasy: 100% Renewable Claims a Mixture of Magic & Pixie Dust

The Magic Pudding’s ability to return to his original form – no matter how many times he was eaten – is the stuff of delicious fantasy.Those pretending that whole economies can run on sunshine and breezes operate under similar economic parameters: summoning up beneficial breezes, when and where needed; conjuring up mythical mega-batteries; and massaging numbers well beyond their inherent mathematical capabilities.Among renewables advocates, Magic Pudding economics is the order of the day. The laws of physics get upended and meteorology is turned inside out. Winds blow constantly, for just the right period and at just the right speed. Yet to be built grid-scale electricity storage is deemed to absorb and disgorge every last watt of power generated by sun and wind, without adding any cost to consumers’ power bills.If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.Following that theme, here’s Paul Driessen raining on the wind industry’s parade in the US of A.

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