July 20th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new independent assessment by The Brattle Group of US President Donald Trump's plan to bail out the country's coal and nuclear plants has concluded that the cost of such a bailout could balloon to $70 billion over two years.
April 2nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The subsidiaries that run FirstEnergy Corp.'s nuclear and coal-fired power plants filed for bankruptcy at the end of March after months of speculation, while at the same time essentially petitioning the US Department of Energy to declare an emergency that would effectively bail out the ruined fossil fuel company.
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.
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.