It would be a joke if it wasn’t so expensive.
Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood
The solar industry has apparently been bragging about how much power it has been producing recently. Unfortunately, they seem to have forgotten to tell us the full story.
In overall terms, solar only generated 1.2% of UK’s electricity last year.
But worse still, in Q1, when demand is at its highest, solar only provided 0.51%.
And if that was not bad enough, when solar power does ramp up on sunny days, it simply provides problems for the grid, as this presentation from the National Grid earlier in the year showed:
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