LOCALIZE IT: How green energy shift creates uncertain future
January 19, 2022
The nation's energy supply is being transformed as states and utilities shift toward power sources that don't emit carbon and add to the warming of the planet. If this ongoing change has not already affected your communities, it will soon.
Reducing or eliminating use of carbon-based fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas is raising questions about whether wind, solar and other renewable sources will provide enough energy to keep the lights on. A number of energy experts, including those aligned with Democratic governors, believe it won't be.
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