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windfarms paid to not generate electricity

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  • "...the grid network could not absorb all the energy they generated." Sounds to me like the electric grid was poorly engineered. That, or they might need to make some eco-fanboy's dreams come true and shut down some "dirty" power plants to offset the output of the wind turbines.

Some programming languages manage to absorb change, but withstand progress. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982