Tag Archives: Solar

A Fifth Is Fine For Scotch, Power Generation Not So Much

I’m happy with a Fifth Of Scotch, not happy with a 1/5 of electrical generation, and really unhappy to take the Fifth… Continue reading

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Solar Cycle Oh Dear…

Does the present state of the Sun imply even more slowdown of the solar output ahead? And does that imply a cold snowy Europe with a warmer Florida? Continue reading

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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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Polar Night Jet and UV Driven Albedo

Does less UV and a shorter atmospheric height lead to a flattened and wider polar outflow (polar vortex) and put colder air in contact with warmer moist subtropical air, leading to an increase in cloud cover and temperate zone albedo changes? Continue reading

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