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Connecticut seeks to support nuclear energy
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Interconnected: Canadian and U.S. Electricity

The U.S. and Canadian electric power grids are connected through 37 major transmission lines from New England to the Pacific Northwest. The interconnected North American power grid provides numerous benefits for Canada and the United States, including enhanced electric reliability, …

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The clean-energy transition is powering the U.S. economy
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Key Insights for Expanding Microgrid Development

C2ES held a half-day Solutions Forum in March 2017 in Washington, D.C., focusing on the benefits of microgrids and examining what is standing in the way of accelerating their deployment. Two panels, comprising business and city leaders, shared their first-hand …

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Microgrids: Building tomorrow’s resilient, efficient, low-emissions electricity system
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Microgrid Momentum: Building Efficient, Resilient Power

Microgrids are not a traditional or typical infrastructure investment for utilities, nor has the existing electric power industry been structured to facilitate development of microgrids by non-utilities. This research paper seeks to identify financial and legal barriers to the development …

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CO2 Utilization: A Look Ahead

This article appeared in the December 2016 edition of Carbon Capture Journal Introduction Finding ways to convert carbon dioxide from an energy and industrial sector waste product to a useful commodity could spur the development of new technologies, products, and …

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Financing carbon capture: Corporate partners lead the way
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How the first US offshore wind project holds lessons for carbon capture
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Models tell us Clean Power Plan will cut emissions at low cost