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Can We Power the World with Waves? [Podcast]

In a new episode of the BBC World Service’s podcast “CrowdScience,” listener Michael in Kingston, Jamaica, asks the question, “Why can’t we use energy from the waves of the sea to create all the electricity we need?”

January 31, 2017 — Melissa C. Lott

Natural Gas Power Grows as Coal Continues to Decline

Utilities are expected to bring another 36 GW of natural gas power plants online by the end of 2018. This expansion will follow five years of declining coal power plant capacity in the U.S. as low natural gas prices continue to challenge the coal fleet

January 30, 2017 — Melissa C. Lott

2 Bipartisan Paths Forward on Energy and Climate Policy

Despite the rancor of the U.S. presidential election and transition, supporting nuclear power and streamlining transmission line and pipeline construction could provide a bipartisan path forward on energy and climate

January 21, 2017 — Robert Fares

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