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The iron triangle of energy realism

28 February 2023

5:30 AM

28 February 2023

5:30 AM

Possibly the most powerful argument against the quest for Net Zero can be briefly stated using the Iron Triangle of Power Supply, bearing in mind the logic of testing (or falsification, as Karl Popper called it).

The three aspects of the triangle are:

  • Continuous input of power to the grid. Adequate input is required all the time, not just most of the time or almost all the time.

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