Keep Diablo Canyon open to help meet emission reduction goals – California

California has established itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change. It has set ambitious, economy-wide emission reduction targets and mandated that all of the state’s electricity come from carbon-free sources by 2045.

These are aggressive goals, befitting the clout and resolve of the world’s 5th largest economy. Yet, we continue to see rising temperatures, record drought and intense wildfires.

What if everything California and the nation is doing to slow climate change just isn’t enough?

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Keep Diablo Canyon open to help meet emission reduction goals – California2021-11-18T11:37:49+01:00

Diablo Canyon nuclear plant could provide benefits for California, including desalinated water and clean hydrogen – California

The Diablo Canyon nuclear plant in California, the only one still operating in the state, is set to close in 2025.

A team of researchers at MIT’s Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems, Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab, and Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research; Stanford’s Precourt Energy Institute; and energy analysis firm LucidCatalyst LLC have analyzed the potential benefits the plant could provide if its operation were extended to 2030 or 2045.

They found that this nuclear plant could simultaneously help to stabilize […]

Diablo Canyon nuclear plant could provide benefits for California, including desalinated water and clean hydrogen – California2021-11-10T14:07:48+01:00
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