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electrification


The Regulatory Structures or Economic Opportunities that are Driving—or Hindering—Building Electrification

Although the electricity generation and transportation sectors account for a far greater share of greenhouse gas emissions than the residential and commercial building sector, policy makers are targeting building electrification…


The POWER Interview: EVs Lead Charge for Electrification

Several groups are studying the impact of electrification on the U.S. power system, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado and its research partners, which include the Electric…


Natural Gas Bans Expensive, and Would Impact Electric Grid Reliability

Major cities including San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, and New York have either enacted or proposed measures to ban or discourage the use of natural gas in new homes and buildings,…


Electrification Is the Sustainable Choice, but the Transition Is Not Just Technical

Energy powers everything we do. Where and how we create it—and how we store and distribute it—is constantly evolving. One of the most likely evolutions is electrification, which promises to…


Electrification Ignites Debate Over Future of Energy

Electrification—replacing fossil fuels with electricity to provide power—is a major part of the global effort toward decarbonization. It touches many sectors, and is sparking even more discussion about its impact…