For wind and solar, big is (usually) better

Thurber:  "Big is beautiful" for wind and solar

Distributed renewables have an important niche, especially for off-grid lighting in developing countries, but almost every challenge associated with wind and solar is cheaper and easier to manage in large, interconnected grids. Writing for Energy for Growth Hub, PESD Associate Director Mark Thurber explains how scale and connectivity help us get the most out of our wind and solar resources.