Taming wind power with better forecasts

  title={Taming wind power with better forecasts},
  author={Sue Ellen Haupt and William P. Mahoney},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
Wind energy. It's clean. It's renewable. Its potential is enormous. But to draw energy from the wind and send it to people's homes reliably and efficiently, you have to know when the wind will blow and when it won't. When it stops or changes rapidly, you have to be ready to substitute power from another source. And because such sources aren't always available at a moment's notice, you need this information many hours and even several days ahead. None of this matters much if the wind supplies… 

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