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DOE Plan to Prop Up Coal and Nuclear Gets Little Support

The clock is ticking for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency in charge of national electricity markets, to make a decision on a rushed proposal from the T

DOE’s Coal and Nuclear Bailout Proposal Should Be Rejected

The Trump administration’s outrageous plan to prop up the sagging coal and nuclear industries would irreparably change how our electric system works, cost consumers billions of dollars

DOE Proposes Outrageous, Massive Coal and Nuclear Bailout

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry just proposed a massive bailout for coal and nuclear power plants.

New York Stumbles in Finalizing Value-Based Solar Credits

New York’s quest to expand access to clean energy has taken a worrying turn.

DOE’s Grid Study: Clinging to the Past

DOE’s long-awaited grid study grasps for any possible rationale to support outdated, expensive, and highly polluting coal plants, but fundamentally fails to come up with concrete reasons to do so.

Perry’s DOE Study Has Little Power to Shape the Grid

Anticipation is building in advance of the release of a study ordered by Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry to examine “critical issues central to protecting the long-term reliability of the electric grid.” It