Electric Avenue

Published April 30, 2020

The pandemic is cutting the world’s energy use … except for renewables, which are seeing a surge. It’s not just because they’re greener. “The pandemic is revealing downsides to fossil fuels, such as the need for extensive storage systems and supply chains to move fuel from its source.” (That’s why the price of crude oil went below 0 last week — no place to store it.) Fun facts: And yet: