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The surprising key to a clean energy future

Bill Gates writes in GatesNotes about the importance of transmission capacity for a clean energy future.

The C3 Take
  • Transmission is an often underappreciated piece of a cleaner energy future.
  • As energy demand grows and clean power production increases, the United States will have to increase its share of high-voltage transmission capacity to carry power across the nation.
  • With private sector interest increasing, federal and state lawmakers will need to clarify and modernize regulations to bring more projects online to deliver power to consumers.

“The solution is clear: We need to upgrade our grid, build more high-voltage transmission lines that can carry electricity long distances, and use those transmission lines to better connect regions and communities to one another.”

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