Across the country, natural gas bans are being introduced that eliminate the ability of consumers to choose the fuel they want to cook and heat their homes. CEA’s Kaitlin Schmidtke takes a look at how legislation to preserve fuel choice will protect Mississippians’ access to clean, reliable natural gas.
Such bans run counter to new research from the Department of Energy that shows we must increase our generation from natural gas and other sources to complement the important and growing addition of wind and solar power to our energy grid. Failure to do so puts our access to affordable, reliable energy at risk, the DOE’s National Energy Technology Laboratory said in a report released in February.
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