Green Power may destabilize grid

Tom Azlin N4ZPT n4zpt at
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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