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The sometimes tricky math of renewable energy

Oct. 15, 2012
The recent announcement by Google that it would power an Oklahoma data center with with 48MW of energy from a wind-farm prompted IT analyst Clive Longbottom to calculate the difference in the rated capacity of wind farms and the actual amount of energy ...

The recent announcement by Google that it would power an Oklahoma data center with with 48MW of energy from a wind-farm prompted IT analyst Clive Longbottom to calculate the difference in the rated capacity of wind farms and the actual amount of energy they produce.

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