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The media and others on the left continue to hide from the public the fact that wind and solar are unreliable and intermittent sources of energy, especially in the winter. Gordon van Welie, president and CEO of ISO New England Inc., is quoted in this E&E News story [paywall, but a similar story for free at The Daily Caller], saying:
“Looking ahead seven years, ‘the study found that rolling blackouts would be needed in 19 out of the 23 scenarios,’ “he said.
Rolling blackouts in New England! Just like third world countries.
Remember New York’s 1977 blackout? From Time:
By the time the power came back, 25 hours later, arsonists had set more than 1,000 fires and looters had ransacked 1,600 stores, per The New York Times.
Opportunistic thieves grabbed whatever they could get their hands on, from luxury cars to sink stoppers and clothespins, according to The New York Post. The sweltering streets became a battleground, where, per the Post, “even the looters were being mugged.”
A liberal paradise!