Archive for November, 2009

Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy in Mississippi Grid Expansion

John Breaux and Glenn McCullough discuss future incorporation of renewable fuels into the Mississippi energy grid.

Mississippi’s energy grid will need expansion to keep up with growing demand. As MPB’s Carl Gibson reports, challenges lie ahead in balancing the use of cheap fossil fuels with the use of more costly renewable energy.

According to nonprofit energy coalition Advance Mississippi, the state’s demand for electricity will increase by 26 percent before 2030.