Renewable energy rent seekers and the wind and sun cult hate nuclear power because it works, 24 x 365, whatever the weather. It doesn’t need batteries and it doesn’t need backup.
Wind and solar, on the other hand, will never amount to meaningful power sources – ever. No amount of finessing the facts can change the sudden and punishing effect of sunset and calm weather on wind and solar output; and the laws of physics and economics mean that claims about giant batteries filling the gaps are simply delusional.
And, speaking of delusional, let’s turn to Australia’s so-called ‘Energy’ Minister, Chris Bowen. A man who’s made mediocrity and baselevel incompetence the hallmark of every ministerial portfolio he has held, Bowen has sunk to levels almost unimaginable, were it not for his past track record.
Last week Bowen – keen to deflect criticism of his ludicrous 82% wind and solar power…
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