100% renewable US grid, DC makes a comeback + MORE

💥Energy Flux💥Wednesday 30th June 2021

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Maintaining the US power grid in a steady state would be more expensive than transitioning to a renewables-heavy system, a new study reveals. But going beyond 90% renewable energy penetration pushes costs up exponentially for each incremental tonne of carbon abatement – which might mean there’s an enduring role for fossil fuels well beyond 2050.

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