Sorry Boris, But You Still Need Gas!

By Paul Homewood

 

During the last few days of quiet weather, wind power has been virtually non existent. Yesterday, for instance, it averaged only 1.277 GW, and dipped as low as 0.524 GW:

 

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https://gridwatch.co.uk/Wind

 

Fortunately, CCGT stepped up to fill the gap (bottom graph), with help from nuclear, biomass and interconnector to France, which together averaged about 10 GW. However, these latter sources are pretty much maxed out.

No matter how much wind capacity we build, the equation still remains the same.

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October 19, 2020 at 08:39AM

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