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Increasing Renewable Energy Can Lead to Economic Growth and Lower Emissions

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Freelance author at Environmental Leader and former corporate sustainability manager for Con Edison.

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New research shows using tools to combat carbon emissions can help improve economic growth at the same time.

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Matt Chester on Nov 24, 2021

These concepts must be tied at the hip or we don't have hope for reaching the pivot point of the energy transition that's needed

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Edward Reid, Jr. on Nov 26, 2021

Renewables cannot replace dispatchable generation. The replacement must be renewables plus storage sufficient to render the intermittent generation sources dispatchable. Renewable generation developers do not want to acknowledge this reality because the cost of the required additional generation capacity plus the cost of the required storage would clearly demonstrate that renewables are far from "cheaper" than power from conventional generation sources.

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