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The Impacts of Nuclear Retirements on the Electric System and the Coal Fleet

By Rob Fisher, Charlie Choe, and Ken Ditzel FTI Consulting recently released a white paper on the economic impacts of accelerated nuclear retirements under the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The analysis found that wholesale electricity prices in the Eastern Interconnect … Continue reading

13. September 2016 by Ingrid Shumate
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Germany increasing coal

Amidst the Energiewende-based push to close nuclear plants and build increasing amounts of renewables to power German energy needs, Germans are looking more and more to coal to provide their electricity. As this RealClearEnergy.com article notes, German wind power sat essentially … Continue reading

30. January 2014 by Jason Hayes
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This is getting to be a habit with the renewable industry

It seems that admitting renewable energy simply can’t compete without massive infusions of taxpayer dollars, or regulatory/legislative mandates is getting to be a habit for renewable advocates. They are clearly making these statements in defense of their attempts to stop … Continue reading

16. May 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Greens offering a “None of the Above” energy policy

IBD recently published an article looking at an issue I have been discussing for many years now. The Green Industry across the planet makes a big show about supporting “green” energy over fossil and nuclear options. However, when it comes … Continue reading

31. August 2012 by Jason Hayes
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King Coal Still Reigns

This article by the Australian describes the rush to use coal across the planet as renewables fail to fill gaps and European natural gas prices remain stubbornly high. Despite high hopes for renewables, the figures show the world to be … Continue reading

04. May 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Global Warming Policy Foundation: “Why Wind Power is so Expensive”

A March 2012 report by the UK-based Global Warming Policy Foundation is taking renewable energy to task, claiming that in addition to causing its own share of environmental damage, wind energy “is an extraordinarily expensive and inefficient way of reducing … Continue reading

02. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Japanese nuclear troubles giving pause to domestic nuclear push

Update: Good Business Insider article on why people can stop worrying about a radiation disaster in Japan. Unfortunate to see that, as the US nuclear industry is poised to make a comeback, the difficulties that Japanese utilities are facing with … Continue reading

13. March 2011 by Jason Hayes
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