Brad Plumer of The New York Times reports on backlogs that are hindering clean power projects.
- Despite the record private and public sector investments in the clean energy space, the United States is struggling to bring new clean power projects on to the grid.
- The time it takes for a new project to reach the power grid has doubled in the last few years due to increased clean power supply and permitting backlogs.
- Experts have suggested that grid operators should begin to consider multiple projects at a time to speed up approval times.
- Meanwhile, lawmakers must address policies that slow down interstate power generation.
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