Category Archives: renewables

Steven Koonin v Andrew Desler

I have just read the book “Unsettled” by Steven Koonin a Caltech Physicist who has a long academic, industrial and political career. Of course he agrees that CO2 emissions have a warming effect, but he argues that many of the … Continue reading

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Net Zero Renewable Energy

This December much¬† of Europe experienced a week long period of “net zero” energy produced by Wind and Solar. Power black outs were only avoided because these grids still maintain large reserves of traditional power generation – Gas, Coal and … Continue reading

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2019/20 GB Peak Power Demand

Which energy sources currently meet Great Britain’s peak electricity demand?¬† Peak demand occurs at ~6pm on weekdays, and the mix of “fuels” as more Wind Power comes on-line is constantly changing. On average today Wind and Nuclear are currently providing … Continue reading

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