Texas internet connectivity declining due to blackouts
mark at tinka.africa
Tue Feb 16 04:36:45 UTC 2021
On 2/16/21 06:34, Cory Sell wrote:
> Ercot has already released actual documentation of the outputs. Wind
> is NOT the biggest loss here. Even if wind was operating at 100%
> capacity, we’d be in the same boat due to gas and fossil fuel-related
> generation being decimated. Estimated 4GW lost for wind doesn’t make
> up for the 30GW+ estimated being lost from fossil fuels.
> I only interject because people are already pointing their fingers at
> renewables being the cause here and trying to pawn off the blame to
> wind/solar to further their agendas to reduce renewable energy R&D and
> adoption. Sure, wind isn’t perfect, but looks like solution relied on
> failed in a massive way.
That much generation loss from a wind farm would surprise me.
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