Energy Consumption Declines During Pandemic, Renewable Sources Growing

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A solar installer works on a panel
Gen Nashimoto, of Luminalt, installs solar panels in Hayward, Calif., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Ben Margot/AP Photo

The International Energy Agency projects that the world’s carbon emissions will drop by 6 to 8 percent this year. For the first time the U.S. is expected to produce more electricity through renewable energy than coal. We’ll learn more about Wisconsin’s energy situation amid the pandemic and renewables.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Greg Nemet Guest
  • Sarah Johnston Guest