Wind & Solar Can Generate Electricity For Half The Cost Of Nuclear

Wind & Solar Can Generate Electricity For Half The Cost Of Nuclear (via Clean Technica)

Originally published on Renew Economy. New-build wind and solar energy systems can generate electricity for up to 50 per cent cheaper than new nuclear power plants, a German study has found. The research, commissioned by German think tank Agora Energiewende…



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GE’s 2.5-120 Wind Turbines in Rehborn, Germany

I advise watching the whole clip and reading the subtitles. It is truly beautiful.

The blurb:

“64 GE engineers, together with our client Juwi Energy Projects GmbH, built a wind farm in just five months at Rehborn near Mainz. Fourteen type 2.5-120 wind turbines have been installed, one of the most efficient high-performance wind turbines available in the world. Measuring 139 metre hub height with a rotor blade length of just under 60 metres, they will produce electricity for more than 30,000 households.”

2 Responses

  1. Gil Gamesh

    @GerardDiTrolio Increasingly, the reasons not to force march to renewables are stranded assets, ideology. It ain’t costs.

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