By Paul Homewood
Ed Hoskins has one of his excellent and detailed posts on renewable energy:
Comparative effectiveness of weather dependent Renewable Energy in the UK
The late Professor David Mackay in his final interview with Mark Lynas in April 2016 stated that powering the UK wholly with Renewable Energy is an “Appalling Delusion”.
In 2014 and 2015 the UK installed record amounts of Solar Energy. As a result, from being the sixth largest Solar PV installation in Europe, by 2015 the UK had increased its commitment to being the third largest in Europe after Germany and Italy.
According to David Mackay, this substantial commitment to Solar energy was made in spite of the clear professional advice, from the civil servants at the UK Department of Energy and Climate change that Solar Energy should never have been considered as useful and viable in the context of the UK…
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