“If you don’t know where you are going, you might not get there.”
Yogi Berra was right. Or, to be more accurate, if you don’t know where you’re going, you might end up someplace you’d rather not be.
In an attempt to avoid the pitfalls of over-reliance on fossil fuels—which would find us driving down a road that leads to fuel shortages, increased pollution and greenhouse gas emissions and an ever-more obsolete energy matrix—Gov. Ralph Northam has attempted to chart Virginia’s course over the next decade.
The 2018 Virginia Energy Plan, which maps a strategic vision for the state’s energy policy over the next 10 years, was released on Tuesday.
The plan calls for modernizing the state’s electric grid and promoting innovative technologies, setting goals for renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and electric vehicles.
Among its recommendations, the plan calls for 3,000 megawatts of solar and onshore wind to be de...
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