Aug 01, 2012 · The primary challenge of wind is the intermittency of the supply. Unless it is backed up with another peaking resource (usually gas turbines), we cannot use the wind resource by itself as a
Aug 25, 2020 · Natural gas is a low cost, reliable, and low-emitting source of energy that plays a critical role in ensuring that Americans' energy needs are always met. Americans get over one-third of their electricity from natural gas, and it is an important backstop to wind and solar power, helping to ensure access to electricity even if the sun stops
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Gas-powered motors on wind turbines?
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Jul 19, 2010 · For example, Colorado-based Hybrid Turbines Inc. is selling wind farms systems that marry a natural gas-based generator to a wind turbine. "Even if natural gas is used, the electricity produced…is twice as environmentally clean as burning coal," reports the company.
However I will note at the outset that the requirement for fiberglass means that a wind turbine cannot currently be made without the extraction of oil and natural gas, because fiberglass is without exception produced from petrochemicals. Let's begin with steel. How do we make most of our steel globally?
Aug 11, 2016 · Turns out wind and solar have a secret friend: Natural gas In this Feb. 25, 2015 photo, a gas flare is seen at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown) By