February 6, 2012

Could Cheap Gas Slow Renewable Energy Growth?

Richard Harris, National Public Radio


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The boom in cheap natural gas in this country is good news for the environment, because relatively clean gas is replacing dirty coal-fired power plants. But in the long run, cheap natural gas could slow the growth of even cleaner sources of energy, such as wind and solar power. . .

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