March 2010 Blog Posts (3)

The hidden fuel costs of wind generated electricity.

Two papers using German and Dutch data from Roger Pielke Sr. Blog Climate Science: :

Summary

Wind generated electricity requires back-up capacity of conventional power stations.

This capacity is required to deliver electricity to consumers when wind

supply is falling short. To have the non-wind power stations ramp up or down to compensate

for the stochastic wind…

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Added by John Muir on March 29, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Green Jobs Fantasy

From an article in National Review by Iain Murray
Germany and Spain went down the green-jobs road many years ago, for much the same reasons as the ad­ministration. They saw it as a way to

make their countries world leaders in coming technologies, provide good

jobs to replace decaying industries, and… Continue

Added by John Muir on March 4, 2010 at 1:27pm — No Comments

“Wind power Is No Solution To Anything”

This is a post from Henk Tennekes from the climate blog Climate Science by Roger Pielke Sr.

http://pielkeclimatesci.wordpress.com/2010/03/03/wind-power-is-no-solution-to-anything-a-guest-weblog-by-henk-tennekes/

Director of Research Emeritus at the Royal Netherlands…

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Added by John Muir on March 4, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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