National Grid Northeast 80x50 Pathway: THE PATHWAY TO 2030

National Grid Northeast 80x50 Pathway: THE PATHWAY TO 2030

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Figure 2: The National Grid Pathway compared to historical progress emissions reduction

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 7:05am

CAMPAIGN: National Grid Northeast 80x50 Pathway

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The Northeast has taken concrete steps to move toward a clean energy future, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, achievement of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) in all states, and nation-leading investments in energy efficiency. But much more will be required. Given the pace of emissions reduction required, strategic planning and a focus on cost-effectiveness have never been more critical.

The Pathway achieves the 40% by 2030 target (see Figure 2) by prioritizing three mutually-reinforcing transitions:

1. Accelerate decarbonization of the electric sector.

2. Transform the light-duty transportation sector through electrification.

3. Transform the heat sector through energy efficiency, electrification, and oil-to-gas conversion

To see the full version of National Grid’s Northeast 80x50 Pathway, please visit http://bit.ly/80x2050.  

 

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