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Re: Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under PM's green plan

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None of these anecdotes defend your statement that Solar and Wind will provide oversupply of energy.

Let's define oversupply for private FV or Wind supply system; Oversupply is when you provide all necessary energy for all your personal needs and sell Excess (Oversupply) of electricity to the grid. Wind and Solar in a future might allow people to live 100% off the electrical grid, but their Oversupply will never meet the needs of the society growing demands for energy. In other words the Wind and Solar are always going to be marginal players in electricity production due to their inherent lack of efficiency and energy density of the source. They might actually be phased out if when scaled up they prove to be too taxing on environment and too energy demanding in recycling of their worn equipment.
He didn't say "Solar and Wind", he said "renewable" which also includes hydro, tidal, geothermal, biofuel etc etc.

It is very likely that there will be peak overcapacity across all of these options, and even possible that there is enough continuous capacity.
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