Category Archives: renewables

Wind Lulls

The installed capacity of  UK Wind farms is currently 25GW.  The business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng proposes to at least double that number, but there is a basic problem which seemingly everyone overlooks – Wind Lulls. Sometimes high pressure sits over … Continue reading

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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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