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STOP THESE THINGS

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, as point 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

If you like power when…

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2 thoughts on “Run Aground: Intermittent Offshore Wind Power Costs 25 Times More Than Ever-Reliable Coal, Gas & Nuclear

  1. nottrampis says:

    huh, Origin Energy puts Wind energy at $50 MW/hr. Old coal is $40 MW/hr and it costs are rising not falling like Wind ( or solar).

    This site has never been known for its accuracy

    Like

  2. nottrampis says:

    I should have added units in coal powered power stations regularly go down in high temperatures.
    so this clown is wrong bath ways.

    Like

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