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RENEWABLE ENERGY

Cleaning the grid

Wind and solar power plants emit no air pollution while operating, but how effectively do they lower overall emissions from the electric grid? New research traces wind and solar impacts through the grid, even across regional boundaries.

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Millstein, D. Cleaning the grid. Nat Sustain 4, 296–297 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-020-00663-6

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