We have heard renewable naysayers claim that solar and wind are unreliable…that they are not able to provide an even source of power and that the system cannot handle the irregularities of the renewable generating systems. Well, a good test was held in Germany when a solar eclipse resulted in a huge spike and drop in solar power production.
Instead of panicking and shutting off the solar grid (which Italy did to protect its system), Germany applied a thorough engineering solution and guess what; the system did not crash. In fact it worked just fine.
Well, I am sure that those who make the most from fossil fuels, or those that simply can’t stand change, will have a new excuse next week for us to remain in the 20th Century.
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German power net survives solar eclipse