Erin Baker, 2017 PEP Fellow and industrial engineering and director of the Energy Transition Institute, is quoted in an article about the debate over the construction of a wind farm in Del Rio, Texas.

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is backing efforts to box out wind and solar development from economic incentives in Texas, which critics say would undercut renewables and boost fossil fuels. “I think there also, unfortunately, is a little bit of — and you are not supposed to say it — but NIMBYism,” Baker says, referring to not-in-my-backyard opposition to the project. “People don’t want change.” Read more here.

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