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EIA: “About 25% of U.S. power plants can start up within an hour”

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Guess “Did you know?” by David Middleton In a world where mostly unreliable power plant (solar & wind) construction is on the rise, backup power generation becomes more important every day. Unreliable generation capacity in the US has doubled since 2013 and now comprises 12% of our generating capacity. Backup power needs to be able…

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