posted on Mar, 29 2017 @ 03:07 AM
a reply to: TiredofControlFreaks
Don't be too hard on moebius. He's just spouting the line he's been told to believe.
People look at the wind and think "all that power" without realizing what technology it really takes to provide a stable AC voltage source at the
needed power levels to source a grid. They look at sunlight and think "all that power" without realizing what it takes technologically to harness it.
And the government chimes in with inflated claims and skewed economics to help convince them that pig wearing lipstick is something other than a
We have only two stable, renewable power sources: hydro and wave. Wave is just coming commercial, but hydro is widespread. Both are dependant on
geography. Nuclear (properly designed and constructed) is a great solution, but yeah, too many activists who think the movies are real. None of the
above can power long-range transportation either. Possibly Elon Musk can get some infrastructure to handle private vehicles electrically, but it will
take time and he's a long way from powering trucks.
Not to mention the high pollution levels that battery production creates... highly toxic pollution.
Good post, and I hope Ontario figures it out before the blackouts start. Have a star.