New England's Power Predicament

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Glenn Williams

 | Jul 11, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT
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New England is short of energy. The region is low on power plants and transmission lines. That problem may sound simple, but it is not. Regional energy issues are bounded by surprising limitations. In New England's case, limitations are unique and seemingly unresolvable. 

From a macro perspective, New England has two challenges. The first is natural resources. Other than hydroelectric and renewable energy, New England has few to zero natural resources. The region's economy is dependent on energy imports. The region is a net importer of coal, oil, natural gas and electric power....745 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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