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How Many Wind Turbines Would It Take To Power Rhode Island?

Authors: Megan Hall, Tammuz Frankel, Isha Chawla

Since the wind isn't always blowing, Rhode Island uses natural gas power plants as a backup, which means that the electricity from wind farms isn't 100% renewable. The best solution would be to store the electricity generated by wind turbines in batteries, but so far these batteries haven't been big enough or cheap enough to use.

Jan 28, 2020 • 0 min 57 sec