We still need breakthroughs to clean the electricity grid
California is in pursuit of some of the most ambitious climate policies across the nation. The state is looking to cut its entire economy’s greenhouse-gas emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2030, create a carbon-free electricity system by 2045, and have an 80% cut in total emissions by 2050. In this article James Temple, MIT Technology Review's senior editor for energy, explores the analysis completed by the Energy Futures Initiative (EFI), a think tank that explored the feasibility of this plan. While the transition was deemed possible, it will not occur without new technological breakthroughs.
Read the full article at: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/613422/we-still-need-breakthroughs-to-clean-the-electricity-grid/
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