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Look at the maps

Look at the BPA maps of this site

- "ROD Figure 1" and "Project Map." 30 square miles spread over 3 or 4 sites.

845 Mw and ~300 turbines (different reports give different numbers).

Now consider the typical capacity factor in that area (use other BPA pages) it is about 25-30% so they will get a whopping 253 Mw. To get the output of a typical nuclear power plant they would need 120 square miles of land covered with wind turbines. At least they can balance it with hydro power - sometimes!


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