Tag Archives: Coal

Poland Dealing With Wind and Germany with Coal

Plucky little Poland embraces stable coal and attempts to stabilize the destabilizing dumping of excess unusable wind power onto their grid from Germany. Continue reading

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China, Roads, Shipping, Pipelines, and Placing a Go Stone

China is on a roll playing strategic position games while the USA whines about the weather. Continue reading

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Is The UK Grid Approaching Instability?

An interesting tool lets you watch the UK Electric Grid dashboard. It looks to me like at no more than 50% more wind turbines, the UK grid destabilizes and failures happen. Also at about 5 GW less coal or nuke, it destabilizes. Not good. Continue reading

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ChWS – Charcoal Liquid Diesel Fuel

Yes, we can run our cars, truck, ships, and trains on charcoal from trees. And at lower costs than using petroleum. Continue reading

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A Billion Tons of Coal a Year for 3000 years in Norway.

3000 Billion Tons of Coal near Norway. A thousand or so total years of coal on the planet, that we know of. Continue reading

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