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Intermittency of UK wind power generation 2011 and 2012

Derek Partington, formerly a Chartered Engineer and member of the Institute of Physics and Institute of Measurement and Control, has analysed the published data on UK wind turbine output for a two-year period and concludes that wind farms can make no significant contribution to the country's electricity grid without an equivalent conventional generation backup. His report and an appendix of further data can be downloaded below.