The ZeroHedge headline: “Western US Braces For Loss Of Solar-Powered Generation During Solar Eclipse“.
The grid operator’s short-term forecasting team detailed the eclipse’s impacts to the region in a recent technical bulletin that shows grid-scale renewables generation is expected to decline by 9.374 GW, while at the same time, gross load will increase by 2.374 GW.https://www.zerohedge.com/energy/western-us-braces-loss-solar-powered-generation-during-solar-eclipse
I’ve got nothing against solar. On the contrary, I have solar as a part of my preps. I also have a backup for the backup.
Chin up, California et al. It will only last for a few minutes—a few minutes of managed chaos.