05 May '11, 3pm

Wind Farms Paid Not To Produce - A Lesson In Energy Transmission & Storage : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

In other, other words, transitioning off fossil fuels is as much about putting up wind turbines and solar panels as it is ensuring that the power produced can get where it's needed --as well as ensuring that there is adequate energy storage available to handle excess power when produced, so power plants down have to shut down and so that it can be made available during those mostly rare occasions where the unfavorable conditions for generating power from both solar and wind prevail.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/wind-farms-paid-n...

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