Wind Power Drops By A Third In Q3

From NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

h/t Joe Public

The latest energy trends data have been published by BEIS:

It is quite shocking to see that wind generation has fallen by 38% for onshore and 24% for offshore year on year. This is despite new capacity being added.

We are familiar with short term drops in output, maybe for a few days or even weeks. But to lose effectively a third of generation for a whole quarter shows just how dangerous over reliance on wind power is.

The difference was made up largely from imports, which doubled:

How long we can count on that is anybody’s guess.

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January 1, 2022 at 12:39PM

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