Amid a massive American clean energy shift, grid operators play catch-up

Idaho one of few states in West, Rocky Mountain regions with no official renewable or clean energy portfolio standard

By: - September 20, 2022 12:44 pm

An offshore wind farm stands 3 miles from a Rhode Island community in 2016. The five 6-megawatt wind turbines were expected to produce more energy than the small island community needed. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

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Robert Zullo
Robert Zullo

Robert Zullo is a national energy reporter based in southern Illinois focusing on renewable power and the electric grid. Robert joined States Newsroom in 2018 as the founding editor of the Virginia Mercury. Before that, he spent 13 years as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. He has a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He grew up in Miami, Florida, and central New Jersey.