Rich Powell of ClearPath writes in Scientific American on different ways to build energy projects faster and cleaner.
- Inefficient permitting is one of the biggest obstacles to the buildout of clean energy in the United States.
- To reach the laudable goal of net-zero by 2050, the United States will need to reform its permitting process to allow projects to be completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
- Powell offers up three ways the the U.S. can do this including fast tracking projects with minimal impact, speeding up reviews of essential protections, and limiting legal actions.
Read the full article here.