TITLE

Renewables for Baseload Generation - Probably Not

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzpatrick, Tom; Lutwen, Ron
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Power Engineering;Jun2012, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the potential of renewable energy for becoming the primary technology choice for baseload power generation in the U.S. Statistics are provided on coal and nuclear generating capacity. A realistic approach is suggested, which involves building a solid baseload portfolio of coal, nuclear and natural gas plants, supplemented with green technologies.
ACCESSION #
77051864

 

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