Renewables Transition: ‘Demand Management’ Means Accepting Bribes to Suffer Blackouts

When the bulk of your power needs are supposed to come from sunshine and breezes, get ready for a lot of disappointment. Total collapses in wind and solar output routinely lead to large-scale, controlled blackouts - euphemistically known as ‘demand management’. Where smart meters are in play, the grid manager helpfully does it for you; … Continue reading Renewables Transition: ‘Demand Management’ Means Accepting Bribes to Suffer Blackouts

‘Ministry of Plenty’ Declares Weather-Driven Power Rationing All For The Greater Good

In Orwell’s 1984, the Ministry of Plenty was quick to herald any positive statistic, however bogus. Standards of living were always rising; as was the production of food, shoelaces and ill-fitting boots. Triumphant announcements were made about the chocolate ration increasing, simultaneously that the ration was, in fact, being reduced. An example of what the … Continue reading ‘Ministry of Plenty’ Declares Weather-Driven Power Rationing All For The Greater Good