U.S. energy transition runs into a bottleneck


The energy transition poised for takeoff in the U.S. amid record investment in wind, solar and other low-carbon technologies is facing a serious obstacle — the volume of projects has overwhelmed the nation’s antiquated systems to connect new sources of electricity to homes and businesses, The New York Times reports.

So many projects are trying to squeeze through the approval process that delays can drag on for years, leaving some developers to throw up their hands and walk away. Read more.