The British are masters of irony. Fitting then that during what was declared as ‘UK Wind Week’ its wind power output was utterly risible. Fitting too that it follows Boris ‘Bonkers’ Johnson’s announcement that he plans to run Britain entirely on breezes by the end of the decade. In an apparent contest of one-upmanship, … Continue reading Irony Alert: Britain’s Coal Power Plants Outperform Wind Power During “UK Wind Week”!
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Pure Unbridled Chaos: Why Unreliable and Intermittent Wind & Solar Destabilise Power Grids
The more intermittent wind and solar get added to the grid, the greater the risk that their chaotic delivery of power will wreck it. By which we mean the delivery of an entire ‘system black’ - of the kind that Australia’s wind and solar capital, South Australia became world-renowned for. Depicted above – courtesy of Aneroid … Continue reading Pure Unbridled Chaos: Why Unreliable and Intermittent Wind & Solar Destabilise Power Grids
Blackout Nation: Wind Power Output Collapse Leaves Millions of Brits Totally Powerless
Proving pride comes before a fall, UK’s wind industry was crowing about delivering 47% Britain’s power one-minute and ducking for cover the next, after the collapse of output at an offshore wind farm delivered 100% chaos for businesses, households, hospital patients and commuters. With its obsession for chaotic wind power running unabated, Brits can expect … Continue reading Blackout Nation: Wind Power Output Collapse Leaves Millions of Brits Totally Powerless
Hype-power: UK’s Woeful Wind Power Performance, More Huff Than Puff
The biggest lie of our time is that the wind can power an entire economy. Every country that’s ever tried has failed - abysmally. The UK is no exception. No one plans a kite flying excursion weeks in advance, so why how did wind power propagandists manage to sell the fiction that Mother Nature … Continue reading Hype-power: UK’s Woeful Wind Power Performance, More Huff Than Puff