Utilities Cast Doubt on Biden’s ‘Carbon Neutral’ Plan

This week, an analysis by Reuters reported that the U.S. power industry “would struggle to meet presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s proposed mandate that it become carbon neutral by 2035 without some big breakthroughs in clean energy technology.”

According to the news agency, the country’s largest electricity suppliers said “rapid advances in nascent technologies — such as batteries to store power for lean times, carbon capture to trap waste from fossil fuels, and advanced nuclear power — will be critical to reaching net-zero carbon dioxide emissions.” 9/8/2020