Benjamin Storrow reports for E&E News on New England’s power plant emissions.
- Over the last two years emissions from New England’s power plants have increased.
- This increase follows the closure of one of the largest nuclear power plants in the region and a failed attempt to import hydropower from Canada via Maine.
- Thus far the region has heavily embraced renewable energy as their best pathway forward to reaching climate goals.
- New England should look to a broader energy portfolio, which includes nuclear, to aid in its decarbonization efforts.
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