Living by the shore in the age of climate change means managing risk. In the community of Nahant, Mass., residents are trying to decide how to adapt.
Consumers in the region are in for a shock this winter. Electricity rates there are set to jump as much as 50 percent for some customers as New England awaits the construction of more gas pipelines.
A draw back to renewable energy is that it is not reliable. You can't create energy when the wind doesn't blow or when the sun isn't shining. So renewables need a way to bank energy. A new company in New Hampshire is creating a storage system for just that problem using compressed air.