26 Dec '16, 6pm

You CANNOT Drill for Electricity!

You CANNOT Drill for Electricity!

"You cannot drill for electricity." Big oil companies are thrilled about the demand for electric products. The fact remains, you cannot drill for electricity ...you have to generate it, using fossil fuels. But first, lets take a look at the power grid in the US The energy grid in the US is primarily fueled by nuclear & hydro power plants. Layered above these are natural gas turbines which can be powered up or down "on demand" fairly easily to meet consumer demands which are highest in the PM and in the AM when people are home or getting ready to leave for work. Solar and Wind power is worked into the grid but in low amounts as they are sporadic and unpredictable and they threaten to inject too much or too little electricity into the power grid. Keep in mind that there are no "batteries" storing electricity. When electricity is generated it is fed straight into the electric...

Full article: https://electricforum.com/blog/you-cannot-drill-for-elect...

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