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Journalist, Freelance Journalist

I am a New York-based freelance journalist interested in energy markets. I write about energy policy, trading markets, and energy management topics. You can see more of my writing...

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  • Apr 16, 2021

How can we decarbonize the power sector at a reasonable cost? Columbia's Energy Research Institute has the answer in the link above. The three pillars - zero-marginal cost variable power plants, firm, dispatchable zero carbon power plants, and energy storage - are already being built. Whether they are at reasonable costs or not, only time will tell because we still don't know the overall costs to fully develop and install them on the grid.  


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