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Achieving a Near-Zero Carbon Power Grid: Presentation to the New Mexico Legislature, Senate Conservation Committee

January 22, 2019 Category: Electricity, Policy, Technology Work Area: Advanced Nuclear

To address climate change, we need a near-zero carbon power system by mid-century. Our chances of reaching this goal are much better if, in addition to using renewables, we have the option to use a diversity of low carbon power sources, including firm sources. Public policies today should not foreclose diversity but should encourage it.