Wind power is a pointless nonsense: 100% of its capacity must be backed up 100% of the time with a meaningful, conventional generation source: coal, gas, hydro or nuclear. That grouping never needs ‘backup’, ‘firming’, batteries or prayers to the Wind Gods and such like; they just work, whatever the weather, 24 x 365. Whereas, wind power….
The other reason that wind power makes no sense, is that its ultimate cost is utterly staggering.
Without massive and endless subsidies, there would not be a wind turbine operating anywhere on Earth, full stop.
And, when the scam is taken out to sea, aspoint out, the cost of the – chaotically intermittent – electricity generated by offshore wind turbines is out of this world.
Offshore wind power, a fraudulent fiasco
The Washington Times
2 December 2018
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by Judith Curry
“You can say I don’t believe in gravity. But if you step off the cliff you are going down. So we can say I don’t believe climate is changing, but it is based on science.” – Katherine Hayhoe, co-author of the 4th National Climate Assessment Report.
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