IEEE: About Wind Turbines

andre kesteloot andre.kesteloot at
Thu Feb 4 15:14:43 CST 2010

Karl W4KRL wrote:
> Andre,
> There should be exact figures for how much wind-generated electricity was
> produced. Then we would not need to resort to rules of thumb to compare wind
> capacity to non-intermittent capacity. It is sad to see the degree of
> precision increase when applying approximate factors. Shame on the author!
> An interesting statistic that was missed is that US wind generation capacity
> was increased 40% in one year.
also the news today that the Chinese are already able to produce that 
kind of equipment at 40% less than we do.
Are we going to miss the boat, once again ?

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