Balancing Swings in Power from Wind Farms on the Bonneville Power Administration Grid

Michael Giberson From the Yakima Herald-Republic, “Ebb and flow of wind power stress NW power grid,” a report of the challenges in keeping the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) transmission grid balanced when power output from wind farms varies quickly: In the space of one hour last month, electricity generated at wind farms in the eastern … More Balancing Swings in Power from Wind Farms on the Bonneville Power Administration Grid