|UK Electricity Production to 6th Feb 2017.|
Hi , I'm Tom Langdon-Davies from a farm near Exeter in sunny Devon, South West England. I have worked all over the world for energy companies, renewable and conventional. Now it's time for me to see what I can do to raise awareness of the easy things we can do to make our energy more sustainable. Thanks for reading. Please help me by commenting!
After a brief spell seismic surveying around Europe and Africa, I ran the Natural Energy Centre in London - that was back in 1977, and we...
Monday, 6 February 2017
Wind Exceeds Coal and Equals Nuclear over a day for the Second Time this Year.
On the Past Month chart,- third from the left - you can see that on 2nd Feb 2017. wind power - green - exceed coal - black - and virtually equalled nuclear - brown.
Whilst this is a major achievement, it was little more than momentary - wind is not and never will be a predictable source of electricity.
To make better use of it, we need to substantially shift the time we use electricity.
An excellent start is to stop using it for non-time sensitive devices -dishwashers, washing machines, tumble driers, immersion heaters - during the 3-8pm peak in UK
Happy timeshifting! Tell your friends you are doing it - it makes a difference.