Germany’s Push for Renewable Energy Studied by Pa.

December 14, 2015 Trib Total Media
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Lindsay Baxter expected her three-week study of energy issues in Germany to reveal a green and progressive system that far outpaced the fossil fuel-fired grid that the United States is seeking to update.

“Germany is so much further ahead of the U.S. and Pennsylvania in terms of … renewable energy penetration into the electricity grid,” said Baxter, one of two Americans who recently wrapped up a visit there as part of the McCloy Fellowship in Environmental Policy through the American Council on Germany.

“But I was shocked that there are more similarities than differences,” she said, noting advantages the United States has over Germany as states look to meet federal mandates to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector…


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