ADVANCE EDITORIAL: Generating power getting proper review
When Algona Municipal Utilities’ finances grew unlike never before in the wake of providing power to help support the grid during last February’s middle-of-the-country freeze-out, and the subsequent rollback of local customers’ electric bills, more than a few eyes were opened to the possibilities of future electric generation.
The country is using more power than ever, and there is no end in sight to the growth. Modern technology runs on electricity, and the potential for vehicles of all types and sizes to do the same will only increase demand. How that demand is met is a difficult question to answer given our trend toward shutting down traditional coal-fired plants.
Read the full opinion in the Sept. 9 Advance.