It is easy to see that the German Energiewende takes Germany down into a bottomless green hole.

With further development of the ambitious Energiewende will be even worse.
During the winter, when there is most demand for power, we have minimum sunshine. Nothing at nighttime.

Contrary to many “Green Dreams”, we must face the facts:
The North European wind is almost synchronized.
Søren Kjærsgård
provides a very comprehensive evaluation of the North European wind.
On page 22 you will see (normalized) data from Austria, Belgium, Czech Rep., Denmark, Spain, France, Finland, Hungary, Poland, Sweden and Germany.
Over this enormous area, the wind power varies quite a lot.
Maximum 269 % of average and minimum 18 % of average (7 % of maximum)

The modern society cannot function without a stable supply of power.
Besides all this, it will be very expensive, if we should have wind-turbines here, there and everywhere – just hoping for something fantastic to turn up.

The German Solution

Germany works hard to avoid black outs as a result of the ambitious Energiewende.
Sometimes you see a little about Dunkelflaute,which means “Dark Windless”.
For the time being the backbone of the supply is based on polluting use of coal, especially brown coal from intensive strip-mining.
There is some help from Poland and especially from France.

Norway

Everybody dreams about help from Norway.
OK
Norway has quite a lot of hydro-power, even regulated hydro-power.
Enough for own use.
But it will be a very expensive drip in the ocean if it should satisfy European needs.

South-Australia

In South-Australia, the heavy reliance on energy from renewables (sun and wind) has made it necessary to introduce scheduled black-outs.

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