A near 100 per cent renewables grid is well within reach, and with little storage

A new study – completed on Wednesday – using real time data finds renewables can meet 98.8% of demand over the year, with just five hours storage.
— Read on reneweconomy.com.au/a-near-100-per-cent-renewables-grid-is-well-within-reach-and-with-little-storage/amp/

“If we built enough wind and solar to meet approximately 170% of demand over the year (ie, 70% over-generation), then supply and demand could have been matched on every day of the year with the help of existing hydro. It could eliminate all instances of ‘Other’ or long-term storage requirements.

This is responding to Peter Dutton & Co ranting long discarded option for SMR(small modular nuclear) power. No way can it compete with current proven renewable technology, which continues to improve.

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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