South Australia Heatwave Wind Power Collapse, Rolling BlackoutsPosted: February 9, 2017
“Unreliable Energy” UPDATE….
And imagine what will happen when the giant extension cord of coal-fired power from Victoria’s Hazlewood power station gets cut??!
Green energy madness based on Global Warming ideological INSANITY on stilts.
h/t AndyG55, JoNova – South Australia, the world’s renewable energy crash test dummy, is once again experiencing horrendous power price spikes and rolling blackouts, thanks to excessive reliance on wind, a lack of dispatchable power capacity, and high demand caused by a Summer heatwave.
Rolling blackouts ordered in Adelaide as city swelters
Widespread power blackouts were imposed across Adelaide and parts of South Australia with heatwave conditions forcing authorities to impose load shedding.
About 40,000 properties were without electricity supplies for about 30 minutes because of what SA Power Networks said was a direction by the Australian Energy Market Regulator.
The temperature was still above 40C when the rolling blackouts began at 6.30pm to conserve supplies as residents sought relief with air conditioners.
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