09.01.2013
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The switch to renewables

How wind and solar complement each other in California

For the first time ever, power production from PV and CSP were separately reported in December for California. French energy expert Bernard Chabot took a look at the figures, especially to determine the reliability of combined wind + solar under the much different conditions in California, where power demand is greater in the summer, not in the winter as in Europe.

This article is available as a PDF. (Craig Morris)

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