Today is one of the coldest days of the year.
Ontario has 413mw of installed wind energy.
At 1pm today the four working wind farms in Ontario are producing a grand total of 14mw.
That is a whooping 3.39% of their rated capacity.
Now, if we needed that 413mw we would be screwed.
413mw of base power gives you 413mw that can be called upon when needed. That is real power
Wind gives you 0 to a possible 413mw but not when you want or need it.
That is a major flaw.
You still have to build and pay for the base power.
Can wind even be considered power?
If it can’t be relied upon when needed what good is it?
I think it’s just bad politics.
What do you think?