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A fight over the electric grid could reshape America’s green power boom

Power lines loom behind piles of coal stored at a facility along the Ohio River in April

THE MONTH OF MARCH WAS A MILESTONE FOR PROPONENTS of renewable energy in the U.S. For the first time, wind and solar power accounted for more than 10% of the country’s electricity—up from less than 1% at the turn of the century. And total wind and solar power-plant capacity is expected to grow more than 30% over the course of this year and next, according

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