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Flattening the “duck curve” to get more renewable energy on the grid
Green energy is good, right? Indeed, but the “Duck Curve” presents an interesting side effect of having more renewable energy generation sources in the market. The article below is an fascinating must read. Check it out.
Wind and solar power are pretty great, especially the part about how they don’t create pollution that kills people and threatens the stability of advanced civilization.
But they do have their challenges.
In my previous post, I discussed one of those challenges: the “duck curve,” i.e., the effect wind and solar energy have on daily demand for utility electricity.
Here’s the key graph:
Read the rest at Vox.com
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