There's a broader debate about whether charging stations need to be built to create a market for electric cars, or vice versa, and whether the money should come from electric customers, private charging station companies or automakers.
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Large energy projects can be politically and financially challenging for public officials. But seeking out cross-sector collaborations can be the best and quickest way to make sustainable energy happen.
A new Department of Energy report suggests that new technology could unlock renewable energy potential in Southeastern states. But building new wind farms will likely involve a mix of practical and political challenges.