TITLE

Renewables are neither too costly nor unreliable

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Utility Week;4/14/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the findings of an analysis of previous expert investigations into renewable energy by British Energy Research Centre. It revealed that none of it supported the charge that the introduction of significant wind capacity would reduce the reliability of the system. It also found that losses through adjustments in fossil-fueled output were small compared with the emissions savings from wind power.
ACCESSION #
20772609

 

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