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Why Wind Storage Worth Trillions

October 5th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer

Coal power is not base-load electricity by itself. To enable coal to reliably deliver electric power, it took the creation of an entire other national infrastructure; the trans-continental railroad system. Without the unceasing rail-car-load delivery, every 12 hours, on the hour, hour after hour, day after day, week after week, year after year, of every next 12-hour-supply of fuel for the fire; the fire would go out, the water wouldn't boil, the steam wouldn't rise, the turbine wouldn't turn; the next 12 hours of electricity wouldn't be made. The fire must never go out



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