King Coal and Mighty Nuclear

We all know that the becalmed wind turbines produced a derisory trickle of power during this wicked northern winter.

But who is climbing up to clean the snow off the solar panels so they can collect another derisory trickle of energy, around midday only, from the pale winter sun?

Meanwhile, quietly, efficiently and unseen by the green dreamers, King Coal and Mighty Nuclear are keeping the lights on and the heaters glowing.

Viv Forbes

One Thought on “King Coal and Mighty Nuclear

  1. Richard C (NZ) on December 30, 2010 at 2:49 pm said:

    UK Generation by Fuel Type last 24 hours (when I looked December 28, 2010 7:43 pm NZ time)

    COAL 39.1%

    CCGT 34.2%

    NUCLEAR 21.5%

    WIND 1.9%

    PS 0.9%

    NPSHYD 0.3%

    http://www.bmreports.com/bsp/bsp_home.htm

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