by Rob Garver, The Fiscal Times
The U.S. is more energy independent than it has been in four decades and is witnessing a boom in cheaper clean energy sources, particularly wind and solar. However, the infrastructure used to transport both electric power and fossil fuels is a weak link that presents serious challenges for the country.
Those are the conclusions of the federal government’s first Quadrennial Energy Review, a report President Obama directed the Department of Energy to prepare. It was released today. Read the entire story.