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Enough wind power to blow us away: build the transmission lines
Posted on 03 Oct 2009
A new study claims that there is 16 to 20 times more wind power avaiability in the USA than is needed to generate all the electricity used, says Michael Goggin of the American Wind Energy Association.
He also introduces us to negative electricity prices (minus US$10 to minus US$20 per Megawatt Hour), courtesy of environmental ‘incentives’. Pro-active construction of transmission lines will sort out the paradox of negative energy prices.
Beyond Zero interviews Michael Goggin
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