A new case for gas: what if renewables get overbuilt?

Overbuilding renewables may have unintended consequences, making power grids more expensive and less reliable. Hence more businesses may choose to generate their own power behind the meter, installing combined heat…

Switching gears: the most potent GHG in the world?

…to add more than 1-2% to the cost of an overall renewables project. https://thundersaidenergy.com/downloads/onshore-wind-the-economics/ https://thundersaidenergy.com/downloads/utility-scale-solar-power-the-economics/ https://thundersaidenergy.com/downloads/electric-vehicle-charging-the-economics/ https://thundersaidenergy.com/2021/08/19/transformers-rise-of-the-beasts/ Examples of our research into future renewables costs are linked below. Again, we…

Battery Storage Costs: the economics?

This model shows the full-cycle cost of storing a kWh of electricity, across ten different technologies that have been proposed to backstop renewables. The model allows you to flex input…