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#southwestpowerpool (SPP) has seen a transformation in its energy mix. In just 10 years, it went from 12% to 45% zero carbon energy resources. SPP serves 18 million people in all or part of 14 states, including all of #kansas. ... See MoreSee Less
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Shell aims to be net-zero-emissions by 2050. Savion employs 126 people in KC and has more than 100 solar & storage projects under development in 26 states becoming one of the nation's largest industrial-scale solar energy and energy storage developers.
https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2022/01/07/savion-shell-new-energies-solar-utility-power.html

#Solar will be the cheapest #electricity source across the United States as soon as 2030, according to new research published by @WoodMackenzie. This means communities and businesses will enjoy huge savings as #SolarEnergy continues to grow! #Energy #CleanEnergy

Southwest Power Pool is good example of rapid decarbonization. In just 10 years, it went from 12% to 45% zero carbon. Wind displaced both coal and gas, cutting coal from 63% to 36%, gas from 25% to 20%. SPP serves 18 million people in all or part of 14 states.

Mothers Out Front, say that Kansas' prairies have deep root systems able to sequester carbon. That, along with the state's abundance of sun and wind, make it uniquely positioned to become a leader in green energy production.
https://www.kcur.org/podcast/up-to-date/2022-01-11/womens-group-points-to-kansas-as-future-leader-in-the-battle-against-climate-change

#Blackstone is investing $3B in #Invenergy, a large renewable energy developer with assets in #Kansas. This investment will help Invenergy continue to do more of this: Its projects have offset approximately 167M tons of CO2! #kansaswindworks
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-07/blackstone-invests-3-billion-in-clean-energy-with-invenergy

Clean Energy Grid With No Blackouts

"a renewable grid is possible, that could actually be more reliable than current service"

https://climatecrocks.com/2022/01/09/new-analysis-clean-energy-grid-with-no-blackouts/ @PeterWSinclair

The study
https://web.stanford.edu/group/efmh/jacobson/Articles/I/WWS-USA.html

Unbelievably, @nytimes has chosen Humboldt as one of its 52 Places to Visit in 2022. #36 right there in a list of many amazing places. I'm so proud of the work that's going on here and can't wait for more of you to come see it! https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/travel/52-places-travel-2022.html#kansas

Together, energy storage and renewable energy resources can power America with affordable, reliable energy! #EnergyStorage #CleanEnergy #Renewables #RenewableEnergy #Energy

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