Integrating Wind and Hydro Power in Quebec

Green Inc. (NYT) – When Hydro-Quebec begins construction next summer on the 1550 MW La Romaine hydroelectric dam, the $2.8 billion-a-year utility will be simultaneously developing smart grid control and load forecasting technologies aimed at integrating hydropower with Quebec’s fast growing inventory of wind farms … More than 95 percent of Hydro-Quebec’s power comes from massive — and controversial — dam projects. But the Quebec government has asked private energy companies to supply 4,500 megawatts of wind power by 2015, equivalent to 10 percent of the province’s energy supply.

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