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The five things that must happen for renewables to fit into the grid: Interview with Greg Nemet

By Dan Drollette Jr, November 15, 2021

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What does the United States need to do to start a renewables revolution and get its electrical grid to 50, 60, or even 90 percent green energy?

That’s a question that Greg Nemet, the author of How Solar Became Cheap: A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, has been studying for years and across many dimensions since earning his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley in energy and resources. Now a professor in the LaFollette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nemet is also a researcher at the Mercator Research Institute for Global Commons and Climate Change in Berlin, Germany and a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 6th Assessment Report.

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Travis Jones
3 days ago

Off-grid solar batteries are very useful and efficient, and they are also affordable compared to solar panels, as batteries will store the energy.

Thank you for the article. Switching to off-grid is important.
Looking forward to an article on solar batteries.