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Not so easy to make a quick getaway when it takes 3 hours to juice up your motor, eh Brits?

EnviableOne Silver badge

Thermal solar works great at my place in the north of scotland. Heats my hot water to 42 degrees + all last week and thats cloud covered and rain.

pumped storage is ineffecient Ffestiniog Power Station has an average efficiency of 72–73% .

battery storage is great 90%+ efficiency (but making the batteries is not) and dont need to take up much space, the biggest one (Hornsdale South Australia) only takes up about a hectare and can supply upto 129MWh at 100MW but usually only needs to surve up at about 30MW.

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