The Conflict : Renewable Energy versus Reliable Energy.
The Resolution : States will unilaterally develop their own energy profiles and reject regional grid co-operation. We see it in the NECEC argument over providing Massachusetts power delivered through the Maine woods. We see it in Connecticut, whose ratepayers are paying premiums to keep a nuclear plant operating. We see it in the regional grid operator forcing all New England ratepayers to pay extra to a natural gas…Continue
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $64M for Components of Coal FIRST Power Plants
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $64 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development (R&D) projects under the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future.
“Coal is a critical resource for grid stability that will be used in…Continue