Pointless Power: Why Wind Power Can Never Replace Coal, Gas, Nuclear or Hydro

STOP THESE THINGS

Give a sentient being a few moments of uninterrupted consideration and they’ll soon work out why wind power can never work. Start with the weather. No one plans a weekend kite flying expedition a month in advance. And circumnavigating sailors know not to announce their arrival date at the time of departure, for much the same reason.

Well, wind power is no different. See above the output from every wind turbine connected to Australia’s Eastern Grid last month thanks to Aneroid Energy.

With over 6,000 MW of capacity in wind farms located across 4 States – Tasmania, South Australia, Victoria and NSW – and spread from: Hornsdale in the Mid-North, west to Cathedral Rocks on lower Eyre Peninsula and south to Millicent in the South-East of South Australia; down to Cape Portland (Musselroe) and Woolnorth (Cape Grim) in Tasmania; all over Victoria; and in New South Wales, at Broken…

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