Texas can phase out coal entirely with wind and solar. There’s just one huge catch

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Wind and solar power are growing fast in Texas.

So fast, in fact, that it would take only one-third of the solar and wind energy projects that have already been proposed to almost entirely phase out coal in the state, according to a new study by researchers at Houston’s Rice University.

That’s huge news, considering President Joe Biden’s goal for the U.S. to have a carbon-free power sector by 2035.

But there is a big catch: The state’s energy grid is a mess, and it is standing in the way of a faster transition in Texas away from coal and toward renewables.

Read more at Fortune.com

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