EDF Energy's Director of Strategy, Steve Hargreaves, has suggested that a balanced generation mix with a contribution of intermittent generation of around a 20 percent market share can help limit the cost impact of intermittency to about £10/MWh on top of the levelised cost of wind power generation.
Intermittency and remoteness of wind generation are "the two technical characteristics that impose additional costs on the rest of the UK power system," he told Gas to Power Journal.
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