I have been listening to the bullshit coming from the fossil fuel industry for 40 years. That was the year of the “First Arab Oil Embargo”.
Too expensive to implement.
Thanks Eideard for the good news. The nation of Hitler and Goering has beaten us to self sufficiency. No offense to Germany but isn’t this just a little embarrassing for us?
Germany’s electricity traders may face busy weekends as sunny weather positions the nation for a season of solar power records.
After Wednesday’s all-time high of 27.7 gigawatts, Europe’s biggest electricity market is poised for new highs in the next few days or weeks, according to group meteorologist Marcus Boljahn at MeteoGroup. The previous record of 24.2 gigawatts was set on June 6, 2014, when fewer solar panels were installed, the weather forecaster said. One gigawatt is about equal to the capacity of a nuclear reactor…
Germany’s planned decade-long, 120 billion-euro ($127 billion) shift to cleaner energy from fossil fuels has made the nation the biggest economy in the world to rely so heavily on renewable power. Unpredictable solar and wind energy can flood the grid, resulting in negative power prices, when generators must pay consumers to take electricity. The risk is higher at weekends, when usage slows as offices and…
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