Baseload power

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 powerEdit

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

NotesEdit

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