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“Nonintuitive as it may seem, focusing exclusively on renewable sources of electricity generation — wind and solar — is not the best way to limit carbon emissions…. Renewable energy — wind and solar — may generate higher carbon emissions than other sources of zero-emission electricity generation, such as nuclear power. The reason for this is the intermittent nature of renewables, something that often gets overlooked in the frenzied support for solar and wind power.”

Comment: Here’s an more important point: Ask how much different alternatives cost consumers, a question Illinois ignores.

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