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MIT “doth protest too much” – pushes ignorant nuclear agenda

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) released a report this week highlighting nuclear as an essential partner to renewables – an argument similar to that we’re always hearing from the gas industry. The report bases the entirety of this argument on the intermittency issues surrounding renewables, but without a single mention of battery or hydrogen storage, its hard not to question the institute’s agenda to promote a vested interest in nuclear. The report, entitled “Deep Decarbonization of the US Electricity Sector: Is there a role for Nuclear Power?” was issued as part of the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. The findings of the paper indicated that once solar and wind power rise to a…

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