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An Angle on Solar and Wind Variability

An Angle on Solar and Wind Variability

Date: 11/30/2012

Research has shown that geographic diversity can help offset the variability of wind and solar energy resources on the electric grid. The article "An Angle on Solar and Wind Variability" from Solar Today describes new analysis that illustrates how wind and photovoltaics can meet up to 80% of loads (70%, if limited by current transmission grid) in the western United States, with less than 10% of the generated power curtailed.

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