Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Funny what they left out of this article

This article from the AGW pushing AP is missing something in their comment about this heat wave and the strain in the electrical power grid.

NEW YORK (AP) -- A lengthy, blistering heat wave that is blanketing the eastern half of the United States is putting significant stress on the nation's power grid as homeowners and businesses crank up their air conditioners.

Utilities say they're ready for high power demand and widespread electricity shortages or outages are unlikely. Lines and equipment are not fully taxed and there is more generating and transmission capacity available than usual because of the weak economy. Also, not many major storms are in the forecast, meaning fewer downed power lines.


Yeah, we get it, excessive heat puts lots of strain on the grid and power supplies.

To meet demand, utilities are firing up special power plants used only a few days a year, delaying scheduled maintenance in order to keep all equipment on line and testing heat-sensitive switches and other equipment with high-tech devices like thermographers that can gauge temperatures to one-tenth of a degree.

Ok,,,,so all these conventional power plants are having a hard time keeping up with summer demand.
What do you think is going to happen when president Green-Power shuts down most of the heavy movers for his Unicorn-fart-powered power plants?

2 comments:

  1. What do you think is going to happen when president Green-Power shuts down most of the heavy movers for his Unicorn-fart-powered power plants?

    Inconvenient facts......

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  2. I LOVE all the focus on "electric cars" -- as if we had the excess grid-capacity to feed them...

    When challenged as to where we're going to get this excess capacity since coal is too dirty for new plants and nuke is verboten -- the INEVITABLE answer is ALWAYS "SOLAR!!"

    Ok, Moron: Let's THINK for a minute...
    I know it's difficult - breathe through your mouth like you usually do - but ... stick with me here...

    WHERE and WHEN do people who use them for commuting charge these cars? RIGHT! At home, and AT NIGHT!

    How much "solar power" can you collect and add to the grid AT NIGHT??!!

    So HOW is solar going to solve this problem??!!

    IDIOTS!

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