To finally wave goodbye to coal and see a cleaner U.S. power grid, utilities must learn how to manage the intermittency of renewables

During the first half of 2012, less than 10% of new generation capacity in the U.S. was coal or petroleum, with the majority of new generation coming from natural gas and a variety of renewables (led by wind). Not only is new generation from cleaner sources accelerating, but 27 gigawatts of coal cap...

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