NuScale Power aims to build the nation’s first advanced small modular reactor. U.S. Department of Energy

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Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, left, speaks with Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffery Grybowski in 2016. AP Photo/Steven Senne

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Grid-scale energy storage systems may make it easier to rely completely on renewable energy. petrmalinak/Shutterstock.com

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