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Consumers pay less for electricity each time the wind picks up
1 January 2005
Wind turbine production lowers the market price of electricity. In Denmark, prices sink noticeably each time the wind picks up, as illustrated during two days in mid-December. Following a period of calm weather, the wind picked up again, causing spot market prices to fall from DKK 0.281/kWh to DKK 0.219/kWh (EUR 0.038/kWh-0.023/kWh ) during December 13-14, when turbines in the west of Denmark covered by utility Elsam started spinning again.
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