Tag Archives: Electricity

Duck Curves getting Nessie Necks

A very interesting article on the Duck Curve and how excess solar supply can whipsaw conventional production, already to the point where at peak sun there’s too much electricity and it will be destabilizing and eventually crashing grids. Continue reading

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Unstable Electricity and Higher Costs Causes…

What happens to a society when electric power becomes unreliable or when rates spike up dramatically? Is there a way to know what is headed our way? Continue reading

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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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Oklahoma Takes A Stand

Gov. Fallin in Ok. stands up to EPA overreach on the Global Warming Agenda Continue reading

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DIY Power and Load Leveling

Some thoughts and selected links on electric power generation on a DIY to small group scale. 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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Flaming Cruise Ships, Batman!

An interesting electrical connection to ship fires, and a potential line to India and China more recently. Continue reading

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