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  • The Decline of Coal: Break the Fall or Soften the Blow?

    December 11, 2017 by Meredith Fowlie

    The decline in U.S. coal-fired electricity generation is a good news/bad news story, depending on your perspective. The good news is that, as coal gets displaced by cleaner fuels, the climate changes more slowly, and we all breathe easier. ... Read More

  • Are Mexican Renewables Really this Cheap?

    December 4, 2017 by Lucas Davis

    The latest good news on renewable electricity generation comes from Mexico, where results were just announced for the country’s third renewables auction for large-scale projects. ... Read More

  • The Cushion in Coal Markets That Will Make it Harder to Kill

    November 27, 2017 by Severin Borenstein

    Discussions of U.S. coal policy generally focus on coal mining or coal burning, but hardly ever on coal transportation, the critical link between the two.  Yet, transportation is a significant percentage of the total cost of electricity from nearly all coal-fired generators. ... Read More

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