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WeatherMinds: The power of weather as an energy source

How much does the daily weather affect power generation?

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — We know there's a lot of potential power in the weather as far as our electricity needs, but just how much and how does day to day weather affect it? Well, you can now quantify that.

Climate Central has a cool, interactive link where you can select cities all over the country and see the real potential of solar and wind power from yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

With a warming climate it's obviously essential to lower our dependence on oil and coal and harness the power of FREE energy from the sun and wind.

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