What to do with all this excess renewable energy?

Renewables prices plunged. Projects multiplied. Now, what to do with the extra electrons?

October 16, 2023
The Latitude podcast from Latitude Media

Renewables are now super cheap and abundant. We could install nearly a half terawatt of new wind and solar capacity this year, more than the entire capacity of China.

But with that surge comes a set of very pointed questions: what do we do with all those clean electrons on grids that don’t always value them — and can’t always handle them?

In this episode of The Latitude, editor Lisa Martine Jenkins presents a story from the pages of Latitude Media called “The excess renewables opportunity.

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