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Fossil fuels fail reliability test
Forced outages during a December freeze underscore serious performance problems facing coal- and gas-fired electric generators.
March 09, 2023
Dennis Wamsted
IEEFA U.S.: Ratepayers face risks with Project Tundra’s retrofit of aging N.D. coal-fired plant
September 22, 2020
Press Release
December freeze further highlights the myth of fossil fuel reliability
March 9, 2023 (IEEFA)—An Arctic blast that hit the central and eastern United States in late December once again highlighted that coal- and gas-fired electric generators are not nearly as reliable as their proponents claim. A report by the…
March 09, 2023
Press Release
Analysis of Paducah Power System’s recent and future costs of power from the Prairie State Energy Campus
… to purchase the same amounts of power from the regional MISO wholesale markets.
October 01, 2014
David Schlissel
Divestment in the U.K.; IEEFA’s Cathy Kunkel on FirstEnergy; Opposition to Dynergy Move; Bank Risk in Australia
THE BBC REPORTS THIS MORNING that Glasgow University has become the first British institution of higher learning to decide to sell its fossil-fuel holdings.
October 14, 2014
Press Release
IEEFA Webinar: Project Tundra carbon capture plan carries large risks for Minnkota co-ops
On Wednesday, October 7th at 5:00 p.m. Central (6:00 p.m. EDT), IEEFA’s Director of Resource Planning Analysis, David Schlissel will present the report: Project Tundra: Carbon Capture Project A Step in the Wrong Direction
October 05, 2020
Press Release
Problems in paradise
The decision by the Tennessee Valley Authority's board of directors to close the Paradise Unit 3 coal-burning power plant in 2020 made perfect sense.
June 01, 2019
Dennis Wamsted, David Schlissel
IEEFA Webinar: ICYMI Project Tundra carbon capture report
October 9, 2020 (IEEFA U.S.) ‒ In case you missed it (ICYMI), Director of Resource Planning Analysis, David Schlissel and analyst/editor Dennis Wamsted presented webinars October 6 and 7 on IEEFA’s report Project Tundra: A Step In the Wrong…
October 09, 2020
Press Release
IEEFA Report: ‘National Security’ Argument for Saving 2 Power Plants Is a Red Herring Meant to Distract From an Ohio Valley Electric Bailout
June 20, 2017  ( – The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) today published a research brief questioning a bill in the Ohio legislature that would bail out two failing coal-fired power plants owned by the…
June 20, 2017
Press Release
IEEFA: Ohio and Indiana, Ageing and Expensive Coal Plants
April 8, 2020 (IEEFA U.S.) – Hoosiers could be on the hook for an additional $128 million as a result of House Bill 1414 which was passed by the Indiana General Assembly in March, according to a report released today by the Institute for…
April 08, 2020
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