Category Archives: Energy

Natural Carbon Balance

The total Biomass on Earth is 560 billion tonnes of carbon [see ref] most of which is in the form of plant life. If we now calculate the mass of carbon atoms held in the atmosphere in the form of … Continue reading

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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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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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