Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Get HideMyAss! VPN, PC Mag's Top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55% off for a Limited Time ×
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Wind power surges disrupting grid

Comments Filter:
  • This is a well known problem but the article dosn't even beginn to discuss the solutions. Which is very convenient for the windmill owners.

    The wind goes on and off and so do their delivery of power when you'r running a windmill. That's a fact of life.
    There's basically two solutions: Either you store the extra power for later in some kind of battery, or the grid has both windmills and some other kind of renewable power that can quickly step in when the windmills stop producing electricity. The textbook examp

It is not for me to attempt to fathom the inscrutable workings of Providence. -- The Earl of Birkenhead

Working...