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How Technology Makes Distributed Renewable Energy Work

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Jun 10, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

A 3-day wind and solar forecast for Germany from the energy forecaster Enercast:

The forecast allows grid operators to plan ahead for the wind and solar capacity available at a given hour, making it easier to balance load.

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