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... mangles the meaning, too ...

"this ability to cherry pick strong price periods means that hydro is financially viable at a higher average price than wind is financially viable, and so that despite its high fixed cost component, it can survive on a higher cost basis than a volatile power source such as wind can."

... this ability to cherry pick strong price periods means that hydro is financially viable at a higher average cost than wind is financially viable, and so that despite its high fixed cost component, it can survive on a higher cost basis than a volatile power source such as wind can.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Mon Mar 28th, 2011 at 11:28:02 PM EST
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