1/28/2014

Wind farms might offer their power output as a source of frequency regulation to electric utilities, according to a report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. That function is generally handled by natural-gas power plants, Martin LaMonica writes. "Because the grid values these services so much, [wind farms] can actually earn more money by curtailing and providing services than if they’re providing energy," NREL's Erik Ela said.

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