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Isn't there a design, for wind powered energy plants, that consists (basically) of a whacking huge air pressure energy reserve?  IIRC, excess power is channeled into pumps that increase the air pressure inside a tank.  The potential is then used to drive the turbines during low/no wind.

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by ATinNM on Sat Apr 21st, 2007 at 04:11:15 PM EST
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