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Old Posted May 29, 2019, 9:35 PM
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Originally Posted by accord1999 View Post
It is a major problem being far from the equator, because solar produces virtually nothing in the winter, when demand for electricity is highest.
Same problem with wind - peak demand is in the evening whereas peak wind speeds are usually in the day. Wind does tend to blow stronger in the winter though. Alberta is especially unsuitable for solar as it has minimal air conditioning demand
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