as power from the plug?
From the EIA website…
“The rise in wind generation was the largest absolute “fuel-specific” increase as it was up 2,839 thousand megawatthours, or 35.5 percent. Texas, Iowa, and California showed the largest increases, although the gains were widespread as only three of the thirty-eight States that had wind generation reported to EIA showed less in June 2011 than they had in June 2010. Delaware, Maryland, and Rhode Island, which did not have wind generators that reported in June 2010, had wind generation in June 2011.”
Yes it will, the huge advantage of wind and solar is there’s no fuel cost. The technology will continue to develop and there will be absolutely no way that systems which require continuous fuel inputs can compete.
That’s basic and fundamental economics. No input costs = the lower cost option.
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