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EI's Sarah Spengeman interviews ACORE CEO Greg Wetstone to learn about the complementary roles of new transmission alongside distributed clean energy resources to accelerate grid decarbonization while boosting grid resilience.
Research shows increasingly frequent, more intense wildfires in the Western U.S. will dramatically shift the landscape over the coming decades, resulting in the conversion of forests to shrublands, grasslands, or hardwood-dominated ecosystems before 2100, but strategies such as prescribed fires, managed wildfires, and silvicultural treatments could help protect forests.
An updated meta-analysis of 11 studies from universities, think tanks, and non-governmental organizations converge on the feasibility of achieving 80 percent clean electricity by 2030 in the United States, and is intended to help policymakers understand the benefits of a federal budgetary package that includes a Clean Energy Payment Program. This reliable clean energy future would generate up to 1 million net new jobs through 2030 and up to 317,000 avoided premature deaths through 2050.
EI's Mike O'Boyle says modeling shows it is possible for utilities to increase clean electricity sales by 4 percent annually and that it’s important to include penalties to ensure utilities meet their commitments.