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World Hydrogen Leader Charley Rattan Associates

UK based offshore wind & hydrogen business advisor and trainer; Faculty member World Hydrogen Leaders. Delivering global offshore wind business advice, problem solving and training: ...

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Bob Meinetz on Oct 18, 2021

Charley, the UK has 11 GW of unreliable offshore wind now...139 more won't make the wind predictable. 4 days ago:

UK Power Surges to Record 400 Pounds as Wind Fails to Blow


"Electricity prices soared to a record in Britain as a period of still weather is curbing wind power, exposing the  U.K.'s reliance on intermittent renewables.

U.K. power for next day exceed 400 pounds ($553) a megawatt-hour at an auction on Monday, an all-time high. Wind generation is currently below normal, accounting for about 11% of all the electricity entering the grid. That's leaving the market exposed to swings at a time five nuclear units are offline."*


*Five UK nuclear units are nearly always offline in October, when consumption is minimal. They're refueling.

 

 

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