The energy output from a solararray or wind turbine does not typically coincide with a Member-Owner’s peakload: early in the morning on a cold winter day. That is why a diverse powersupply including coal and gas is so important. The chart below shows thatreplacing Missouri’s existing baseload resources with 5,000 megawatts of windor solar leaves a huge gap between what Member-Owners need to power their homes and what wind or solar would provide on a peak winter day.
- FAIRNESS DOWN THE LINES
- WHY IS FAIRNESS FOR ALL MEMBER-OWNERS SO IMPORTANT TO MISSOURI’S ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES?
- WHAT MAKES UP YOUR ELECTRIC BILL?
- WHAT IS YOUR MISSOURI ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE’S STANCE ON RENEWABLE ENERGY?
- WHAT PROPOSALS HAVE BEEN MADE TO CHANGE MISSOURI LAW AND HOW DO THOSE CHANGES AFFECT YOU?