There are 3 electricity essentials – that the power source and its delivery to homes and businesses be: 1) reliable; 2) secure; and 3) affordable. Which means that wind power – a wholly weather dependent power source, that can’t be stored and costs 3-4 times the cost of conventional power – scores NIL on all three counts.
Here is a brilliant analysis of just why wind power cannot be (and will never amount to) a meaningful power generation source.
Renewable Energy: The Question Of Capacity
5 April 2016
This article is concerned with the two main forms of weather dependent Renewable Energy, Wind Power (Onshore and Offshore) and Photovoltaic solar power. In the UK this amounts to ~75% of all installed Renewable Energy. The other renewable energy inputs are traditional Hydro power…
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