Green Power may destabilize grid
Tom Azlin N4ZPT
n4zpt at cox.net
Thu Apr 8 11:07:26 CDT 2010
Seems like the grid does have that problem with a conventional plant
getting cut off just as often. But perhaps the idea of transshipping
"green" power across the county just makes it worse. 73, Tom n4zpt
Mike O'Dell wrote:
> yup - well-understood problem.
> the phrase is "dispatch reliability"
> at the moment, every megawatt of alternative has to be backed
> by a megawatt of combustion precisely because of this issue
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