Contrasting forecasts for Solar Cycle 24

With solar activity currently in the grey zone near the end of cycle 23 and full aggreement not yet in as to if we have started on 24, it is interesting that there are strongly contrasting views as to how strong the next 11 year cycle will be. Here are two views from either end […]

Albany Wind Farm underperforms

The Albany Wind Farm (AWF) on the south coast of Western Australia was commissioned in 2001 and at the time there was a blizzard of publicity including TV adverts with a young girl claiming that the facility would supply 75% of electric power for Albany.

I thought this sounded optimistic and emailed Western Power […]