The wind power ‘chicken and egg’ problem in the Eastern Interconnection

Michael Giberson Utility-scale renewable power is sometimes said to suffer from a “chicken and egg” problem when the high quality renewable resources are far from existing customer load or suitable long-distance transmission lines. The asserted problem is that no one would develop the renewable resource unless they have a means to move the power to … More The wind power ‘chicken and egg’ problem in the Eastern Interconnection