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When the relevant data doesn't fit the narrative, just use other data that will and suggest that the relevant data fits even better

A graph that caught my attention in the “100% renewable electricity in Australia” paper by Blakers and Stocks was this one:

It shows growth of the installed capacity of solar PV and wind compared with other energy sources between 2014 and 2016. 904 more words


100% renewable electricity at "low cost": the more costs are not accounted for, the "cheaper" it will get

It is not unusual in alternative energy communication to ignore or minimize its negative sides. This is no different in the Conversation article on solar PV and wind being on track of replacing fossil-fuels within two decades as discussed in the last two posts. 1,415 more words


Every one of America’s 57,636 wind turbines, mapped

The geography of American wind power.

California’s Kern County, home to the city of Bakersfield, bills itself as the “Wind Capital of the West… 72 more words

Washington Post

Sasha Jacob - 4 Signs to Switch to Wind Energy

Whether or not the environment has been taking the blows of human activities is still a point of debate. Although there is no doubt that humans are to blame for particular environmental issues, those who know better are still able to compensate for the damage. 620 more words

Sasha Jacob

Tesla's giant battery reduces grid service costs by 90 percent

Tesla’s wind-powered system responds faster than the traditional grid back up and reduces the power outage costs by 90 percent.

Usually, when there is a fault in the Australian power grid or maintenance is required, the energy market operator calls the frequency control and ancillary services (FCAS) – a service which consists of costly, fossil fuel-powered backup systems. 98 more words

Good News

Roundup of Wind Energy Investing

Wind is not fading away … and staying with it are companies providing an increasing amount of wind generating infrastructure.

In 2017 we saw a further increase of the global installed wind capacity. 391 more words

Renewable Energy

Blink and You'll Miss Amarillo

Road Trip: Day 1

Our nearly 2300 mile trip began 6am on Sunday. We embarked on our journey, cars packed to the brim, with Winston in my passenger seat and Scorcha in Roland’s passenger seat. 52 more words