Making Way for Wind Power

This article was originally published by the New York Times Editorial Board on April 5, 2016.  If the United States is going to get serious about cutting carbon emissions from oil and gas, it will have to find ways to scale up its use of renewable energy. Converting wind and solar power into electricity is,

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The Polar Vortex and the Power Grid: What really happened and why the grid will remain reliable without soon-to-retire coal plants

This piece is cross-posted from The Sustainable FERC Project’s blog. Apr 29, 2014 by John Moore and Allison Clements In the grip of the “Polar Vortex,” much of the nation experienced an extremely cold winter. The good news is that despite record electricity demand and some of the coldest weather in 20 years, power companies

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