Why Weather-Dependent Wind & Solar Transition Will Inevitably Fail

STOP THESE THINGS

Spoiler alert: the reason the wind and solar transition must fail is calm weather and sunset. So much, so simple and obvious.

No country has ever powered itself entirely on wind and solar; no country ever will.  Anyone telling you otherwise, is either a lunatic or they’re in on the greatest economic and environmental fraud, of all time.

Push them on the hopeless and inherent intermittency of wind and solar and you’ll hear mumblings about giant batteries, as if they’re not only cheap, but readily available – at a scale that will cure the problem in the blink of an eye.

Pure delusion, to be sure. Physics and economics mean that the grid-scale storage of electricity will remain a pipe dream.

The Wall Street Journal’s James Freeman taps into a report from the Manhattan Institute’s Mark Mills which details just how dangerous the wind and solar delusion is.

Why the…

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