In publication after publication I have hammered the push for renewable power and the subsidies needed to support renewable energy sources. Aside from costs, however, I have also noted the harmful environmental impact of renewables and their unreliability which makes the electric power supply less secure and more prone to blackouts.
When asked, even more than cost, the issue that concerns electric power users the most is reliability — the refrigerator and freezer have to keep running, the television and lights have to come on on command. Yet, perhaps the least noted but most serious concern with green energy is its tendency to make on command electric power problematic.
Finally, the Los Angeles Times is catching on.
In the immortal words of Officer John McClane, “Welcome to the party, Pal!”