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On Much Talked About Myths about Renewable Energy

As stated by you alternatives such as nuclear power reduce same amount of CO2 at much cheaper prices than wind and solar energy – it is to be noted that these sources bear certain serious drawbacks unlike other renewables.One of the intrinsicproblems with nuclear energy is the issue of disposing the nuclear wastes. The highly radioactive byproducts of nuclear fission act as a source of notable health and security hazards. And, as there is no single convenient solution to handle nuclear waste at the moment, our inclination towards other sources is the only way out. 

June 27, 2014    View Comment    

On Much Talked About Myths about Renewable Energy

Thanks for the in-depth information. I completely agree with youthat ‘super grid would aggregate great plains wind in areas that have 50% CF and higher.’ After all, development of increasing number regional and international of super grids and increased use of HVDC technologies is a definite way to unlock 100% renewable energy in future. And while renewable energy sources like solar and wind are intermittent, we can certainly not deny that globally, somewhere the sun will be shining and somewhere the wind will also be blowing. 

June 27, 2014    View Comment    

On Much Talked About Myths about Renewable Energy

Willem thanks for your valuable feedback. Though the statement, ‘Germany rushed out the door to fight global warming, without being fully equipped for the battle‘is true. However, some solar advocates believe that as the current market will adjust and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems will become more and more popular. This is one of the main reasons why research institute Fraunhofer ISE recommended that Germany should definitely not halt its solar power boom just to wait for storage technology to catch up.

http://www.ibtimes.com/solar-power-growing-pains-how-will-hawaii-germany-cope-boom-alternative-energy-1518702

June 27, 2014    View Comment    

On Much Talked About Myths about Renewable Energy

Joris your feedback is appreciated. I have only tried to emphasize on the most vital renewable energy myths, of which I guess viability of solar power during winter months was an essential one to mention. There are many people out there who still believe that solar panels stand no use during colder months devoid of sunshine and it’s mainly for them to understand the many benefits of solar power. 

June 27, 2014    View Comment