Day: March 3, 2019

Why Cold Waves are Bad for Traditional Energy Generation

Why Cold Waves are Bad for Traditional Energy Generation

Why Cold Waves are Bad for Traditional Energy Generation

03/03/19

“Why does traditional energy generation suffer from cold waves?”

When the weather becomes extremely cold, such as the American Midwestern polar vortex, energy generation in traditional generation facilities becomes much less efficient. This stands in stark contrast to wind turbines, which are much more resilient to colder weather. This is Why Cold Waves are Bad for Traditional Energy Generation.