Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy

Number 28519
Subject Energy
Year 2019
Publication Date June 2019
Summary The book, Superpower, uncovered and reported for the first time ways that Tennessee politicians and Tennessee Valley Authority officials were working clandestinely to stop a major renewable energy project. Through interviews and documents, many obtained through FOIA requests, the book showed how incumbent utilities and their political allies could collaborate to slow the growth of renewable energy in order to preserve political power.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Keywords Russell Gold, Tennessee, energy, Valley Authority, renewable, politics, Clean Line, project
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