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The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Pine Tree Wind Farm and Solar Power Plant in Tehachapi, Calif., 115 miles from LA. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

The US needs a macrogrid to move electricity from areas that make it to areas that need it

The US electricity grid is actually five regional grids, and it's hard to share power between them. A macrogrid could bridge the gaps, making electricity cheaper and more reliable.
Using LED lights in schools can drastically reduce the rate of electricity usage and costs. Shutterstock

Light in the darkness: how South African schools should cut their electricity costs

Replacing fluorescent lights with efficient LED alternatives is the single best way to cut schools' electricity costs.

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