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: :


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…


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.

Director of Research Emeritus at the Royal Netherlands…


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

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