Jennifer Granholm is sworn in as energy secretary Thursday. Granholm told NPR that pivoting to a clean energy economy could ensure a dependable grid and help create jobs.

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm is sworn in as Energy Secretary by Vice President Kamala Harris, as her husband Dan Mulhern holds the Bible, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the White House complex, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)