Monday 16 January 2017

Wind power is all just hot air

Published 24/04/2010 | 10:26

SENATOR Mark Deary's comment (Letters, April 22) that night time generated wind power will recharge electric cars is delusional, wishful thinking in the extreme.

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The one certainty about wind is that you cannot control when it blows, day or night.

In fact wind is nearly always missing when you need it most, like those winter periods of high pressure with the coldest temperatures -- peak electricity demand but no wind.

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