1. Pacific Northwest poised to test 100% renewables as utilities weigh gas vs. storage

    Pacific Northwest poised to test 100% renewables as utilities weigh gas vs. storage

    As multiple states and municipalities drive toward 100% renewable energy, the Pacific Northwest may be in the most unique position to answer the questions that generally arise despite geographic, economic and climate differences with the rest of the country. Such questions include: What is the right mix of wind, solar, storage, nuclear and hydropower to provide carbon-free energy at an affordable and reliable level? How much should natural gas be relied on as a 'bridge fuel,' if at all?

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