The Australian is once again cherry-picking data in campaign against wind and solar. Here are some of its claims, followed by… facts supported with sources!
The Murdoch media is at it again, peddling stories that claim that wind and solar do not work, but which are riddled with outright errors and myth-making. What we will hear next? That the world is flat, that gravity is just a state of mind?
Last Wednesday, the German cabinet finalised details of its updated energy plan. An astonishingly wide range of commenters agree on one thing: it’s bad”
The Eiffel Tower is 324 m tall; the Empire State building, 380 m. Pretty soon, wind turbines might be competing with those heights, to judge from recent developments.
German and European renewable electricity may have been one reason why France switched off so many nuclear plants one weekend in late May.
New analysis by Germany’s Photon Magazine says solar might be cheapest source of electricity already today – not in sunny regions, but in cloudy Germany.
Just a week after approaching 90 percent renewable electricity or more, Germany may have reached 100% yesterday. But the data estimates are still moving.
In Germany, the early retirement of baseload power plants precedes the need for power storage.
Three of Germany’s eight remaining nuclear reactors have been off-line for most of April. So much for 24/7 reliable power.
Germany announces big incentives for EVs, bringing down the cost of vehicles like the Renault Twizy. Who wouldn’t buy that? Me.