Reply to post: Re: Impressive

Tesla launches electric truck it guarantees won't break for a million miles

Anonymous Coward
Anonymous Coward

Re: Impressive

Water is pumped up to a high reservoir when there is surplus power (from wind mostly)

Wow? You believe that rubbish? Overall system losses on pumped storage are dreadful, as are the economics. And because it HAS to be available for despatch on schedule, it uses whatever mix of generation happens to be offered to the grid when it needs to pump.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019