Items Tagged with 'coal'


Little Need for Trump's Coal, Nuclear Bailout, FERC Tells Senate

None of the five commissioners appointed to FERC believe the kind of emergency exists that would warrant a federal directive typically reserved for wartime and severe grid impairments to bail out faltering coal and nuclear plants. The commissioners’ views emerged during an oversight hearing Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Read More

Moody's Says Coal Producers Likely to Benefit from Potential Bailout, But Markets Could Suffer

Moody's Investors Service said owners of coal-fired power plants, as well as domestic coal producers, would likely benefit from a Trump administration proposal to subsidize struggling coal and nuclear power plants, but retail customers could see higher electric bills and wholesale power markets could also be placed at risk. Read More