There Is No Plan B: Why Battery Storage Can’t Save Intermittent Wind & Solar

STOP THESE THINGS

Carpetbaggers profiting from hopelessly intermittent wind and solar still claim that mega-batteries are the solution to their obvious lack of reliability.

But it only takes a moment’s reckoning to appreciate that the grid-scale storage electricity generated by wind or solar is a perfect nonsense.

It hasn’t occurred anywhere in the world; nor will it.

David Wojick explains why below.

VCEA makes Virginia’s electric grid dangerously unreliable
CFACT
David Wojick
21 January 2022

The oddly named Virginia Clean Economy Act or VCEA mandates the phaseout of fossil fueled power generation by 2045, with deadlines all along the way. Dominion Energy, Virginia’s primary electric utility, recently filed what is called an Integrated Resource Plan. In their recent IRP, Dominion’s Alternative Plan C is designed to comply with the VCEA.

This design is not sufficient to maintain reliability. The inevitable result will be price spikes and blackouts.

The basic problem with the Plan…

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