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Renewable & Fossil Fuel Organizations Oppose “Emergency” Coal & Nuclear Bailout

May 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

An unlikely coalition of renewable energy, natural gas, energy efficiency, and oil industry associations have collectively submitted their concerns to the US Department of Energy regarding the possibility of effectively bailing out and subsidizing uneconomic and aging power plants that would otherwise be forced to retire, such as FirstEnergy Solutions' recent request for the same. 


US Energy Industry Associations Urge FERC To Reject DOE Proposal To Subsidize Coal & Nuclear

November 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A diverse group of a dozen US energy industry associations which represent the oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other technologies, have come together to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject the Department of Energy's proposal to subsidise the coal and nuclear energy industries, claiming that such a proposal is unsupported by record and would throw a costly wrench into the nation's electricity markets. 


Opposition Grows To DOE Energy Secretary Perry’s Coal & Nuclear Bailout, Manufacturers Claim It Will Kill Jobs

October 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Opposition continues to grow and solidify against US Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry's plan to prop up the country's coal and nuclear industries by subsidizing their supposed contribution to grid resiliency, with a diverse group of 12 energy industry associations and a large group of manufacturers calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ditch the plan. 


Experts Conclude Shifting US Power Mix Does Not Endanger System Reliability

June 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Two months after newly-minted US Energy Secretary Rick Perry sought answers about the reliability and market rules of the US electricity grid, a new report by Analysis Group has concluded that there is simply no evidence that the changing mix of the United States' electricity sector will affect system reliability. 



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