Germany Weighs Electricity Rationing Scheme To Stabilize Its Now Shaky Green Power Grid

The result of all the government meddling is becoming glaringly clear: the country now finds itself on the verge of blackouts due to grid instability, has the highest electricity prices…

Claim: Expensive Vanadium Flow Batteries will Make Renewable Energy Viable

Vanadium is expensive, though the price fluctuates wildly – currently $11K to $15K / tonne of Vanadium Pentoxide. But advocates claim Vanadium flow batteries have the potential to solve the…

Grid Stability Basics

The body of this silly paper found observationally lower grid frequency variations in larger ‘isolated’ European subgrids! Of course larger grids have less frequency variation— something trivially true and known…

CAISO President: California Power Grid teetering close to the edge of collapse

You are trading the loss of 3000 megawatts for the collapse of the entire system of California and perhaps the entire West. […] When you’re at the very edge and…

Pathway 2045 (2)

Guest post by Rud Istvan Part One provided a high level overview of SoCalEd’s silly version of the Green New Deal. This second guest post flies strafing low and slow…

Delingpole: Boris Johnson’s Looming Wind Disaster

From Breitbart by James Delingpole 12 Aug 2019 Boris Johnson’s government is shuffling towards a gigantic cliff edge which has nothing to do with Brexit. The looming disaster can be…

Increasing Electricity System Fragility in the UK

From The GWPF Date: 04/03/19 Dr John Constable, GWPF Energy Editor The UK’s electricity network is likely to become significantly weaker within five years, due to falling Short Circuit Levels…

Coal Advocates Warn The US Grid Is Growing More Vulnerable

From The Daily Caller Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) released a white paper Wednesday warning of the U.S. electric grid’s growing instability…

Regulators Confirm Trump’s Concern: Coal And Nuclear Closures Could Lead To Power Outages

From The Daily Caller 6:34 PM 12/18/2018 | Energy Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator A stress test conducted by the regulatory authority that oversees North America’s electric grid lends credibility…

Blackouts, deaths and civil unrest: warning over Scotland’s rush to go green

From The Herald Scotland 28th November Exclusive by Sandra Dick The green energy sector in Scotland has grown rapidly in recent years. Scotland faces being plunged into darkness for days,…