October 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Reports swirling around Washington, D.C. suggest that the White House has shelved plans drawn up by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to effectively bail out the US coal and nuclear industries amidst opposition from President Trump's advisers on the National Security Council and National Economic Council
January 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
In remarkably good news for the US energy industry, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has unanimously rejected a proposal by the country's Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, which essentially sought to subsidise coal and nuclear energy.
December 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has granted the country's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 30 more days to review his proposal to bail out the coal and nuclear industry's at the same time that The Washington Post has obtained material that shows Perry may be acting at the behest of the coal industry.
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.
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.
October 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A bipartisan group of former Federal Energy Regulation Committee Commissioners have filed a letter with their former agency opposing a recent proposal filed by Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry seeking to subsidize coal and nuclear plants.
October 11th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
At the end of September, US Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry formally proposed to the country's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission the propping-up and subsidization of the coal and nuclear industries, but immediate and subsequent commentary suggest that Secretary Perry won't be having things all his way.
October 3rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has turned to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in an effort to revitalize the country's coal and nuclear industries by essentially subsidizing their sectors based on a misguided belief that their technologies are the only way to bring stability to the country's electricity grid.
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.