Numlock News: April 1, 2021 • Ghost Cattle, …

By Walt Hickey Public service announcement: because of the date, the internet might be extremely stupid today, so do exercise some extra caution. All of these have been vetted for credibility, but be careful out there! Grid South Korea is planning a $42.8 billion wind farm off the southwest coast of the country designed to provide 8.2 gigawatts of power. The country is a prime candidate for a transition to greener energy sources: renewables provided just 6.5 percent of South Korea’s generation in 2019, and fossil fuels specifically were responsible for two-thirds of its electricity consumption. This is a pinch point for Korea because it’s not exactly lousy with fossil fuels: almost all are imported, to the tune of

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