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Electricity production over 24 hours: base, intermediate, and peak loadsRepresentation of electricity production over 24 hours, showing base, intermediate, and peak loads - only peak load plants are able in most places to respond sufficiently quickly to variations in wind energy productionNov 07, 2006
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Lack of correspondence with demand or even dependable pattern for wind energyTwo weeks of electricity use compared with wind energy production in Germany, showing dramatic lack of correspondence or even dependable pattern for the windNov 07, 2006
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How big are these turbines?400' turbine next to 2-story house and high-voltage transmission pylonOct 20, 2006
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What do you mean, there’s no electricity on the site?Cartoon - no electricity on Windfarm campsiteSep 20, 2006
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Size comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jetSize comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jet - in feet as well as metersSep 15, 2006
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July 2006 heatwave in California: electricity demand increased, wind energy production decreasedJuly 2006 heatwave in California - as electricity demand increased, wind energy production decreasedSep 10, 2006
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Turbine sizes with Washington MonumentTurbine sizes with Washington MonumentSep 07, 2006
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Size comparison of wind turbine and Boeing 747 jumbo jetSize comparison of wind turbine abd Boeing 747 jumbo jet - in metersAug 30, 2006
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100m/328' wind turbine next to house and people100m/328' wind turbine next to house and peopleAug 30, 2006
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August 2003 heatwave in Germany - very little wind energyAugust 2003 heatwave in Germany - very little wind energyAug 30, 2006
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Wind energy production below the average of 16.4% of capacity about 65% of the timeLevel of wind energy production by total quarter-hours over 2003 in German Eon Netz grid - output was below the average of 16.4% of capacity about 65% of the timeAug 30, 2006
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Highly variable wind energyA week of wind energy production in German Eon Netz grid - huge swingsAug 30, 2006
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