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Virginia will close all its coal-fired power plants by 2024 and its electricity will all come from renewable sources by and be 100 percent carbon-free by 2050 under a new law the Governor signed yesterday, with penalties imposed on the utilities that fail to meet these deadlines.
Why This Matters: State government elections matter too. This is the most ambitious clean energy program enacted by a Southern state (yet).Continue Reading 484 words