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Reliable Power During the Energy Transition Requires Natural Gas

Todd Snitchler writes in RealClearEnergy on the importance of natural gas in an energy transition.

The C3 Take
  • As states across the country look to deploy more renewable power, natural gas will need to play an important role in providing consistent baseload power to the grid.
  • Competitive and open market structures will also be crucial to giving consumers clean, reliable, and affordable power.
  • Free and open markets provide the best pathway forward to accelerating energy innovation, while protecting consumers from high energy costs.

“Until battery storage is available at sufficient scale to smooth over the natural ebbs and flows of intermittent generation, we will need natural gas to remain part of the vital fuel mix.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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