Category Archives: Electricity baseload

Wind to Work

We thank the Allegheny Highlands Alliance for granting permission to post their most recent video titled, “Wind to Work.” The Allegheny Highlands Alliance (AHA) is a consortium of citizen/environment organizations with membership in five states along the Allegheny Front. AHA … Continue reading

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Courtesy of the wind: power blackouts.

This is interesting:  “Germany faces frequent power blackouts because too much ‘green electricity’ is being pumped onto the grid.” Yep!  According to Deutsche Welle,  “in extreme cases, wind turbines and conventional power plants in eastern Germany produce three to four … Continue reading

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Edison Electric Institute – The Case for Baseload

A reader pointed us to this important article, written by Charlie Bayless for EEI (Edison Electric Institute).  Mr. Bayless is a former provost at West Virginia University Institute of Technology and has served as CEO for several electric utilities and … Continue reading

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