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How to have an all-renewable electric grid

David Timmons, University of Massachusetts Boston The main solution to climate change is well known – stop burning fossil fuels. How to do this is...

What makes natural gas bottlenecks happen during extreme cold snaps

Sarah Ryan, Iowa State University When temperatures in Minneapolis fell to 27 below zero during the January 2019 polar vortex, the Xcel Energy utility urged...

The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid

Jonathan Buonocore, Harvard University New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of...

Why solar ‘microgrids’ are not a cure-all for Puerto Rico’s power...

Peter Fox-Penner, Boston University In addition to its many other devastating human consequences, Hurricane Maria left the island of Puerto Rico with its power grid...

The pull of energy markets – and legal challenges – will...

Hari Osofsky, Pennsylvania State University and Hannah Wiseman, Florida State University On Oct. 10, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt formally announced a repeal of the Clean...

Should the US put power lines underground?

Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida It is the height of a highly destructive hurricane season in the United States. The devastation of Harvey in...

Global ransomware attack reinforces message of Trump’s new cybersecurity order

Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University and Sharon L. Cardash, George Washington University A cyberattack is sweeping the world, infecting thousands of computers...

Are solar and wind really killing coal, nuclear and grid reliability?

Joshua D. Rhodes, University of Texas at Austin; Michael E. Webber, University of Texas at Austin; Thomas Deetjen, University of Texas at Austin, and...

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Thomas Korankye, University of Arizona When people take out student loans for themselves, certain risks are involved. The debt...