What happens when a $28.6 billion industry spirals into permanent decline?
Ideas range from retraining to relocation programs to funding to help towns realize tourism potential.
A new draft report outlines the state’s strategy as COVID-19 accelerates the crisis.
States banning coal — including Hawaii — had mostly already committed to reducing carbon emissions.
As coal plants retire, they leave behind power lines and grid connections that can be a big asset to renewable developers.