Greening the grid: The hurdles to becoming carbon neutral by 2050

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Just over a year ago, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a sweeping climate bill into law with the goal of making the commonwealth carbon neutral by 2050.

To achieve that, we'll need to "green our grid" by getting it ready for all kinds of new demands and technologies. But we have a big problem on our hands: our electrical grid might not even be up to the task. We check in with the organization in charge of seeing the historic job through.

This segment aired on April 20, 2022.

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