A Fast Track from Coal to Clean Energy

Gravitz, Alisa
December 2009
YES! Magazine;Winter2009, Issue 52, p40
The article discusses the use of clean energy solutions for the renewable energy future. It states instances events in 2009 which signal the speed and scale of clean energy solutions such as the passing of the 20 billion dollars stimulus package for energy efficiency and the exceeding renewable energy production over nuclear energy production. It mentions the opportunities offered by the new source of domestic natural gas to the U.S. including assessment of the effect of new natural resource development, conversion of coal plants to natural gas, and creation of regional clean energy convergence action plans. It stresses that with energy efficiency and low-cost gas, all-renewables transition will be cost effective and bear a promise for the clean-energy future.


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