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Researchers find ways for more efficient control of wind power
January 2, 2014
Researchers at North Carolina State University and Johns Hopkins University have found that installing wind power plants at certain favorable locations in a power grid can make the grid more robust against extraneous disruptions.
North Carolina State University
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