Characterizing Wind Power Resource Reliability in Southern Africa

Fant, Charles and Gunturu, Udaya Bhaskar (2013). Characterizing Wind Power Resource Reliability in Southern Africa. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Fant, Charles
    Gunturu, Udaya Bhaskar
    Title Characterizing Wind Power Resource Reliability in Southern Africa
    Volume/Issue No. 2013/67
    Publication Date 2013
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 26
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Producing electricity from wind is attractive because it provides a clean, low-maintenance power supply. However, wind resource is intermittent on various time scales, thus introducing variability in power output that is difficult for electric grid planni

    Keyword Infrastructure (economics)
    Power resources
    Renewable energy sources
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2013
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292306441
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