Some Transition!: Europe’s Power Prices Rocket Whenever the Sun Sets & Calm Weather Sets In

  Europe’s ‘inevitable transition’ to wind and solar is not looking so ‘inevitable’, after all. A burst of cold, calm weather has grid managers panicking as to where their next megawatt might come from. Those opportunistic ‘devils’ who command reliable, fossil-fuelled power generation sources are making out like veritable bandits. While power punters are bracing […]

Obsession With Unreliable Wind Power Turns Britain’s Power Supply Into 90 Pound Weakling

Pin your energy hopes to the weather and prepare for sudden and unpredictable disappointment. Britain’s done just that: an obsession with chaotically intermittent wind power has left its grid in terminal condition turning its once reliable power supply into a 90 pound weakling; blackouts are odds-on this winter and power prices are set to rocket. […]