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REMEMBERING JOHN HYDE. His book Dry: In Defence of Economic Freedom tells the tale of the long march to establish sensible economic policies in the lucky country. On line at the IPA. We have been marching backwards lately, so good luck for the future!
The four papers in The Spectator are behind a paywall. They can be downloaded as PDF files. These papers support Champions Law which states that RE will not work due to the conjunction of three facts.
1 The grid must have a continuous input of power to meet the demand.
2. Nights with little or no wind destroy the continuity of RE input.
3. There is no feasible or affordable grid-scale storage to bridge the gaps.
There is a lot of literature on the energy density of RE and studies of the comparative cost which refute the CSIRO GenCost claim that RE is comparatively cheap. Nobody in the street is going to bother with those stories. They just need to know the three facts which can be demonstrated quite easily to anyone who is concerned about the way things are going. Pretty soon that will be everyone!
KARL POPPER Beautifully illustrated Twitter thread on The Open Society and Its Enemies Never mind the text, enjoy the pictures!