Oil & Gas Publishers Note: This is an excellent opinion piece written by Tom Shepstone. He brings up the over and under production of electricity to the grid depending on the weather. A total power solution for all types of power based upon the market driven business model, and good stewardship of the earth, with the major goal to elevate humanity out of poverty.
If you’re looking to see into New York State’s energy future, look no further than South Australia where green political correctness has turned dark.
South Australia has a huge energy problem. It has heavily subsidized solar energy, just like New York State. It is now producing so much solar electricity when it isn’t needed, in fact, that it has to be effectively turned off, but South Australia is nonetheless threatened with electric blackouts. Why? Because the fundamental problems with renewables are that they don’t make any economic sense whatsoever and they are intermittent. That is to say they produce energy at the wrong time and, therefore, it is very costly and does more harm than good. Welcome to New York’s future.
JoNova.com is one of my favorite websites. Jo Nova is an Australian scientist who is willing to be politically incorrect if that’s what it takes to tell the truth. Today, she has an excellent article about the solar