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Column: Trump tries to save coal, but probably in vain

Column: Trump tries to save coal, but probably in vain

Trump┬átries to buck market forces to save outdated technology By John Kemp LONDON, Oct 11 – For political reasons, the Trump administration has become obsessed by saving old and inefficient coal-fired power plants rather than preparing the electricity industry to face the challenges of the future. Senior officials appear to have an almost romantic attachment […]

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Outgoing US regulator says ‘bring on more renewables,’ as grid study looms

Outgoing US regulator says ‘bring on more renewables,’ as grid study looms

US regulator Colette Honorable sees no problem with renewables’ reliability Colette Honorable, a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said at a conference on Tuesday that renewables do not make the US electricity grid less stable. Honorable made the comments prior to the release of a study by the Trump administration that examined if […]