IEA’s Molnar says LNG is more back-up supply than transition fuel

Backup supply you say? Interesting. Backup for what? Oh, for the inherent unreliability of wind and solar. But other power sources such as hydro, nuclear, or calorific power production don’t need that backup. It exists exclusively for servicing wind and solar. Without those two the backup would not be required. How about doing the honest thing and allocating all the cost of the backup to wind and solar? Make them pay for the backup – only they ever use it. By the way, how do you intend to eliminate a power source that you need like a second foot to stand on? Once the backup goes away, so does the one who needs backup. Oh, batteries you say. Because that has worked so well so far. Happy madhouse. 

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