Why Intermittent Wind & Solar Will Never Amount to Serious Power Sources — Iowa Climate Science Education

Calm weather, sunset and the impossibility of economically storing electricity at grid scale, render wind and solar practically useless. For every MW of wind and solar capacity there has to be an equal MW of dispatchable generation capacity somewhere in the system, to allow the grid to function without total collapse. The inherent and chaotic […]

Why Intermittent Wind & Solar Will Never Amount to Serious Power Sources — Iowa Climate Science Education

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