Wind power in Germany doesn’t just look chaotic, it is chaotic.
Over the winter, Germany’s weather dependent power system reached the very brink of collapse, as breezes became zephyrs and the sun spent the day-time hiding behind clouds and snow flurries.
Germany Facing Mass Blackouts Because The Wind And Sun Won’t Cooperate
The Daily Caller
28 February 2017
Germany’s power grid almost collapsed in January due to poor performance from wind turbines and solar panels, according to data from a major trade union.
Wind and solar power plants under-performed in January, 2017, because of cloudy weather with little or no wind, setting the stage for massive blackouts.
A major blackout almost occurred Jan. 24 and was only prevented when German energy suppliers “also took the last reserve power plant,” Michael Vassiliadis, head of the union which represents power plants IG Bergbauchemie Energie, told reporters. The country’s power…
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