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@Def: clearly you have never read...

https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2018/06/why-britain-can-never-rely-on-wind-power/

Lulls in wind occur over large geographical regions on a pretty regular basis. We've known about this for quite a long time: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doldrums. Winter high pressures over the UK often combine little to no wind over a large area, with much reduced solar power from the very short days. For grid quantities of power, batteries are currently not viable, and pump storage is difficult to scale even with the right terrain.

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