Grid operators say Biden EPA rules are threat to electric grid in 32 states, incl. NC | Eastern North Carolina Now

Operators of the electric power grids that our electricity supply depends upon are sounding the alarm over some new rules coming out of Biden's EPA that would slash the dependance on coal fired power while pushing wind and solar.  They warn that 32 states including North Carolina will become very vulnerable to blackouts as a result of these Biden rules.

A grid needs dependable power sources like hydro, coal, gas, nuclear, and oil to maintain baseload so the grid does not crash.  Wind and solar are intermittant sources of power that are on-and-off and cannot be depended upon for baseload, although they can from time to time supplement the baseload sources.  Hydro is probably built out as much as it can be in the US, while oil fired power has become uneconomical to operate and it has been years since a new nuclear plant was built in the US.

If a grid operator has sufficient warning that wind / solar are going offline, they can set up rolling blackouts that reduce load overall by cutting power temporarily to shifting areas.  If it all comes on, too quickly, the whole grid can go down, and it may takes days to accomplish what is called a "black restart" something that wind and solar power are almost useless for.  Scotland's engineering society has calculated that due to that country's dependance on wind, a black restart of their national gird may take two weeks.

The state of South Australia, whose now defeated Labour government shut down and destroyed all its coal plants saying they were making the state a "wind and solar superpower" had never previously experienced blackouts.  With the advent of dependence on wind for electricity, however, rolling blackouts have become a very common occurence, and the state suffered its first ever statewide blackout when multiple wind farms automatically shut down due to strong Spring storms.

This is America's future if Biden's destructive energy policies are not reversed and Roy Cooper is pushing the same crap here in North Carolina.  Sadly, the RINOs in the legislature such as Speaker Tim Moore and Senate boss Phi Berger are playing footsie with Cooper in undermining our electric grid.

Meanshile, more scientific studies are showing that the noise from construction of offshore wind farms is threatening endangered marine life including whales, dolphins, and turtles.  Killing endangered species seems to just be collateral damage for the climate cult of fake environmentalists.

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( April 29th, 2024 @ 9:02 pm )
Between Biden, Roy Cooper, and RINOs Phil Berger and Tim Moore, we are at major risk of very high priced and unreliable electric service as they push the globalist agenda.

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