Bulk Battery Storage of Wind Power a MythPosted: August 31, 2016
Though even if it were possible, imagine how many new mines would be needed to be dug to extract the toxic components needed to make all them batteries.
That said, the Greens and the global warming faith would naturally turn a blind eye to the mining and toxic waste, just as they turn a blind eye to the catastrophic bird and bat slaughter wreaked by windmills, as well the devastating health effects infrasound has on people’s lives and on the animals that inhabit wind farm zones.
In the fall-out over South Australia’s wind powered economic and social calamity, the line has been repeatedly spun about fixing the mess with ‘rapidly improving battery storage technology’.
It is little more than a ‘smoke and mirrors’ pitch by the wind industry, its parasites and spruikers, designed to deflect attention from the fact that wind power is meaningless as a power source, abandoned centuries ago for very obvious reasons – eg, SA’s wind power output during July:
Even if storing Terawatt/hours of electricity produced by these things – when it wasn’t needed, in order to deliver it when it might be – was technically possible the cost of the power delivered would be astronomical, as this little Mythbusting analysis makes plain.
The Holy Grail of Battery Storage
18 August 2016
A recent Telegraph article claims that storage battery technology is now advancing so fast that “we…
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