The reason for the chaotic delivery of wind and solar is hardly a mystery: sunset and/or calm weather have been with us, forever. Ah, comes the retort from RE zealots, ‘why, batteries will fix it’. Except, to get battery storage at anything like the scale necessary would involve colossal cost and, of course, even more colossal subsidies.
As Norman Rogers points out, intermittent solar power creates more problems than it’s worth.
Solar Power to Hit the Wall in Nevada
18 June 2019
Solar power and wind power are the dominant methods of generating electricity that are acceptable to the extreme left. The left calls its acceptable methods of generating electricity “renewable energy.” The definition of renewable energy, enshrined in renewable portfolio laws in many states, tells us what the left likes and doesn’t like. It is very arbitrary. The general idea of renewable energy is that…
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