Part III: The value of wind power – balancing costs


Renewables International – August 20, 2014

In this last part of our series after the analysis of wind power cost and price we think about the value of wind power. There is value in wind power for consumers which is not reflected directly through electricity prices, and is only remotely related to the actual cost of wind. Which brings us to our last point, the ‘value’ of wind power, which has to include wind’s other impacts on the system, which are not captured by monetary mechanisms.

 

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Photo: IND-projekt Ingenieur und Projektentwicklungsgesellschaft mbH

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