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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
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
IEEFA U.S.: Campaign to undermine ESG principles is about power—not good investment policy
Recent statements by former Attorney General William Barr opposing environmental, social, and governance is based on false conclusions
September 28, 2022
Press Release
Pleasants coal plant purchase would be high risk, low reward
The owners of the Pleasants coal-fired generating station on the Ohio River, continue to look for a buyer despite the plant’s checkered financial history and an increasingly uncompetitive market for coal-fired generation.
September 19, 2022
Dennis Wamsted, Seth Feaster
IEEFA U.S.: Pleasants coal plant purchase would be high-risk, low-reward
… is a cautionary tale for investors: Investments in any of PJM’s aging coal-fired power plants would be a bad … on the Ohio River is a cautionary tale for investors in the PJM region, according to a new Institute for Energy …
September 19, 2022
Press Release
Price of buying power from Prairie State coal plant will remain a bad deal for Cleveland Public Power customers
The Prairie State Energy Campus, a coal-fired power plant in Southern Illinois, has generated electricity at a price considerably higher than the market ever since it opened in 2012. This means that Cleveland Public Power, along with the 200…
August 09, 2022
David Schlissel
Coal plants in the PJM region are a losing bet for private equity investors
… 2, 2022 (IEEFA) – Private equity firms operating in the PJM power market are in for a difficult year as aging … the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. "PJM" stands for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland but …
June 02, 2022
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Private equity's losing bet on PJM coal plants
Challenging economics, rising competition undercutting region's coal-fired power plants
June 02, 2022
Dennis Wamsted, Seth Feaster, David Schlissel...
IEEFA Energy Finance Conference 2016
March 14-16, 2016 the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis and Columbia Law School brought together environmental advocates and attorneys from around the world for a three-day training program in New York City. The training…
April 21, 2022
Surging energy prices accelerating pace of wind, solar and battery adoption
April 4, 2022 (IEEFA)—Surging global energy prices are supercharging the already rapid pace of growth in solar, wind and battery storage projects, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis U.S. 2022 Power Sector…
April 04, 2022
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