Retrieved by Pat Darnell :: Nov 13, 2013 | Bryan TX
Many American veterans would look at Germany's progress with caution, seeing as how fighting men and women of WWII kept us all from speaking German back in the '40's. But if we can push aside our natural suspicion of Germany, it should make a light go on in your head, that it is possible to provide renewable energy to the grid system in relatively quick turn around time.
So, where are the YAHTZEE'S and banners of congratulations on a job well done? We looked around.
" ... Some additional stats from Chabot's report about Germany's power mix on October 3:
- Solar and wind furnished a total of more than 436 gigawatt-hours.
- At peak, solar furnished 20.5 gigawatts, with wind peaking at 16.6 gigawatts.
- Conventional power plants had to ramp down to 23 gigawatts at about noon. (Eric Wesoff. October 30, 2013. LINK) ... "
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