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The Reliability of Renewable Energy: Wind

December 4, 2015
By Jordan Lofthouse, Randy T Simmons, Ryan M. Yonk

Study shows, at best, wind power may serve as a supplement to the nation's energy portfolio, but it is not efficient, cost effective, or dependable. It cannot serve as a source of baseload electricity or peaking power.

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Study shows, at best, wind power may serve as a supplement to the nation's energy portfolio, but it is not efficient, cost effective, or dependable. It cannot serve as a source of baseload electricity or peaking power. Wind power is a waste of tax dollars because it is not reliable, and the financial investments needed to make it reliable outweigh its limited environmental benefits.