Archive for February, 2013

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Power Point: Beyond the Hype: The Future of Coal in the U.S., American Association for the Advancement of Science

Power Point: Beyond the Hype: The Future of Coal in the U.S., American Association for the Advancement of Science

Beyond the Hype: The Future of Coal in the U.S., American Association for the Advancement of Science, David Schlissel, February 17, 2013

February 17, 2013 Read More →
Report- Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings

Report- Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings

Report: Why a Forward Capacity Market Won’t Solve Texas’ Resource Adequacy Problem: The Case of Energy Future Holdings (pdf).   link to full report

February 14, 2013 Read More →
Government not to blame for coal industry ills

Government not to blame for coal industry ills

NEW YORK, NY — “Although the United States has long generated the bulk of its electricity from coal, over the past six years that share has fallen from 50 percent to 38 percent. Plans for more than 150 new coal-fired power plants have been canceled since the mid-2000s, existing plants have been closed, and in […]

February 12, 2013 Read More →
Report- A Texas Electric Capacity Market: The Wrong Tool for a Real Problem

Report- A Texas Electric Capacity Market: The Wrong Tool for a Real Problem

A Texas Electric Capacity Market: The Wrong Tool for a Real Problem (pdf).

February 12, 2013 Read More →