The National Renewable Energy Laboratory study was pulled back by DOE headquarters, which called for more work on the findings.
New England’s six states are falling short of the low-carbon energy deployment needed to reach their shared 2050 climate goals, according to a new analysis from the Brattle Group.
As more natural gas and renewable power comes online, coal plants are running less. Yet utilities are not always quick to close those coal plants down.
While the analysis focused on Seattle, researchers said the findings highlight a challenge that could await other cities and states with emission-cutting commitments.
Offshore wind could help hold down costs for ratepayers as the state pursues its emissions goals, according to a new study commissioned by a company that hopes to build wind turbines off the coast.