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Response to NNadir (Original post)

Mon Sep 24, 2018, 07:10 PM

1. Let me clear something up that you love to hammer

There is a thing called the 'capacity utilization paradox' for windmills. Basically you can have a higher utilization rate with a smaller windmill, one that works in lower wind speeds, but the output is less because of a simple fact - doubling the diameter of the blades cubes the output. So while they only output their rated capacity 30% of the time, a larger windmill creates more total energy than if you had a bunch of smaller windmills.

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