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The New Energy Economy: Creating the New Energy Supply Chain

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As global demand for energy grows, it is clear that current sources cannot create a sustainable energy future. But how can we transition to a new energy economy that will include a wide range of options from fossil fuels, wind, sun and biomass to nuclear power and other emerging technologies? What opportunities must be identified by policymakers, businesses and consumers ‹ and what must change in order to build a new energy supply chain that fuels the future in countries around the world? Michael McElroy, the Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, recently talked with HBR about his research on the creation of a new energy grid.