BumpInTheNight: Incoming post from that smug guy complete with pictures of his solar powered house incoming in 3...2...1...
simplicimus: Since wind and solar introduce random amounts of power into the grid -it's not always sunny or windy, that creates a headache for utilities trying to balance their load.
mr_a: Not an expert, but I would bet the economics of this have changed over the last few years. Natural gas has gotten much cheaper with respect to coal and nuclear.
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