Category Archives: renewables

Tom Nelson Podcast

Tom Nelson kindly invited me to give a podcast as part of his series of  “sceptical/critical” climate change opinions .  I agree that human economic progress has damaged the natural world and  consequently changed slightly the  climate.  However I oppose … Continue reading

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A 20 day “wind lull” in December 2022

The ideological push to increase UK wind energy as a means to reach “net zero” is bound to fail. The reason for this is simple. The more wind capacity we add to the grid so the more gas backup capacity … Continue reading

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UK Peak Power 2022/23

I have been monitoring  the power generation for the UK National Grid since 2000. Here is an update covering the period between November 2022 until February 20th 2023. Note that I have also generously corrected for wind power by factoring … Continue reading

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