Why Wind Power Is Not Equal To Coal Fired Power

PA Pundits - International

By Anton Lang ~

How often have you heard that Wind power is intermittent, but has anyone ever explained that to you, or shown just how it actually is intermittent, and what it means.

What if you need a dedicated amount of power all the time? Can wind power be relied on to generate that dedicated amount of power?

Over the last Month, I have been detailing the closure of the 53 year old Hazelwood brown coal fired power plant in the State of Victoria here in Australia, and comparing that plants power generation with wind power across the whole of Australia, and that Post is at this link.

Challicum Hills Wind Power Plant near Ararat in Victoria Australia.

The main comparison was with all the wind plants across the whole of Australia, but I was also including the data for just the wind plants in the same State…

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