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