Surprise, surprise!!!! Not really but these climate scammers continue to use our money and ruin our lives as well!
The truly deluded reckon that by adding a few giant lithium-ion batteries we’ll soon be running on nothing but sunshine and breezes. Those that (often grudgingly) concede wind and solar’s weather-driven (ie perfectly natural) unreliability, claim that storing wind and solar power when the sun’s up and the wind is blowing, just right, and releasing it when the sun sets or calm weather sets in, is a cinch.
The laws of physics and economics, say otherwise. As Van Snyder details below.
Adequate Storage for Renewable Energy is Not Possible
15 January 2023
In Grid-Scale Storage of Renewable Energy: The Impossible Dream, Energy Matters (November 20, 2017), Euan Mearns used a full year of data from England and Scotland, with one hour resolution, to calculate that to have firm power, it would be necessary to have 390 watt hours of storage per watt of average demand.
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