Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“GRDA Shifts Away from Coal, Toward Wind, Natural Gas”

The Grand River Dam Authority plans to reduce its reliance on coal from 45 percent to 17 percent of the power it produces by 2017, while increasing natural gas and wind production.

How quickly the energy industry in the United States is changing. The GRDA, for instance, hasn’t even started building its new natural gas-fired plant in Chouteau. Wind energy is a new and still-tiny portion of its capacity. But already, coal is playing a smaller part in the GRDA’s electric generation.

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