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How do power grids beat the summer heat?

In the searing heart of summer, when blazing days stack end on end and the air hangs heavy and still, the power grid...
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Trump’s tariffs may have cost the solar industry thousands of jobs...

The latest solar jobs census has just come out, and the news is… mixed. Here’s what the survey found, why the numbers are...
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Advocacy group reacts to increased reliance on natural gas

The Union of Concerned Scientists has issued recommendations to reduce the impacts of climate change
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Hurricane Florence threatens East Coast electricity infrastructure

Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the mid Atlantic and by every measure, it’s poised to be an extremely dangerous event — lashing winds, storm surge...
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Concerned scientists guide utility EV plans with new fact sheet

The Union of Concerned Scientists has issued a fact sheet to guide utility investments in the development of electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure. In making decisions...
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PNM to adhere to Clean Power Plan despite Trump’s criticism

The Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) will comply with carbon emission reduction targets set under the Clean Power Plan despite the Trump...
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The Public Service Company of New Mexico plans for coal-free future

Julie McNamara writes in blog post for the Union of Concerned Scientists, "PNM’s vision of the future leaves viable renewable resources and energy efficiency...

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