The transmission elephant in the room
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- Jan 12, 2021 10:04 pm GMTJan 12, 2021 6:55 pm GMT
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Why clean local energy is more cost-effective than large-scale, remote generation.
Most Americans want to save money, and most Americans want the US to deploy more renewable energy. What most Americans don’t realize is that we can do both — by generating more of that energy close to home.
The traditional thinking is that economies of scale make large, remote power plants more economically viable. But a new study by Vibrant Clean Energy shows that’s very far from being the case.