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Exploring the Potential Business Case for Synergies between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy

Exploring the Potential Business Case for Synergies between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy

Date: 2/1/2014

Natural gas and renewable energy each contribute to economic growth, energy independence, and carbon mitigation, sometimes independently and sometimes collectively. Natural gas and renewables are often considered competitors in markets, such as those for bulk electricity. This paper attempts to address the question, "Given near- and long-term needs for abundant, cleaner energy sources and decarbonization, how can more compelling business models be created so that these two domestic forms of energy work in greater concert?"

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