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Baseload power

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Authors Chris Watkins
Published 2010
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Baseload power is a long term, continuous, and reliable power supply, often supplied by hydroelectricity, coal or nuclear power. It is a stumbling block for many forms of renewable energy.


Baseload renewable power[edit | edit source]

Options include:

Possibilities (still at the research stage) include:

  • Wind power storing the energy as air pressure in underwater balloons. Still at the concept stage.[1]
  • More cost-effective batteries


Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. Wind energy - storing the power, abc.net.au, Science Show, 17 July 2010.