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Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

August 1st, 2020 | by Brad Rouse

To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue (what happens when the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine). Solving this problem is a necessary ingredient for “saving the planet.”


Natural Gas Complements Wind & Solar — Or Does It?

June 2nd, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

We have been barraged lately with claims from the natural gas industry, from gas turbine manufacturers and fossil fuel apologists, that the “nice” fossil fuel is really a good complement to variable wind and solar energy.



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