Even as renewables provide increased diversity and reliability, there are some uncommon challenges associated with integrating them onto the grid.
Despite Trump’s rhetoric and the uncertainty over whether the US will remain part of the Paris Agreement, climate action continues at the subnational level in the US and other countries around the world.
Advancements in technology have enabled consumers to install solar panels on their roofs more cheaply than ever before. This presents utility companies—which have for decades monopolized the energy markets—with new challenges.
Now that it is finalized, the Clean Power Plan will be an important part of the public discussion on climate change. Unfortunately, some claims may stray from the truth, so we’ve compiled some resources to make fact-checking easier.