#1 most loved electric vehicle, solar, & battery news & analysis site in the world. Support our work today!


Browsing the "cost of wind" Tag

Wholesale Price of Electricity Drops to $0.00 in Texas, Due to Wind Energy

October 20th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

"For several 15-minute intravals [last Friday] morning, wholesale electricity cost nothing," Elizabeth Souder of dallasnews.com reported last Friday. Interesting, eh? If you're a regular CleanTechnica reader (or if you read the headline...), I think you can guess why. Yes, wind power being cheap as heck, the wind blowing strong at night, and less electricity demand is the mixture that caused this to happen. As I've said many times on here, Wind.Is.Cheap. Additionally, as I covered earlier this year, wind power is making electricity cheaper


Why Wind Intermittency is NOT a Big Deal

May 10th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

The anti-wind people are at it again, saturating the media with claims that wind energy is “worthless” because wind doesn’t blow all the time. Nothing could be further from the truth


Common Renewable Energy Myths

April 13th, 2011 | by Nicholas Brown

There are some very widespread and incorrect conceptions about renewable energy sources. I mention and discuss some of the most common ones below



Back to Top ↑