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It’s Time to Incentivize Residential Heat Pumps

The United States has made significant progress decarbonizing the electricity sector in recent years, and as the grid continues to get cleaner, cities and states are turning their attention to other sectors, such as direct fossil fuel use in buildings.

States with ambitious climate change goals must address direct building emissions, but does electrification make sense everywhere at this moment? Can electric appliances reduce carbon emissions even in cold climates?