FERC & Federal News
FERC commissioners told Congress yesterday that the grid is not facing a national security emergency, as the Trump administration has claimed in its call for saving at-risk coal and nuclear generation. | © RTO Insider
Since President Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to prevent additional coal and nuclear plant retirements, the administration has provided no additional details. | FES, EIA
A senior DOE official told Congress the department has no estimates on the cost of the coal and nuclear power bailout President Trump ordered. | © RTO Insider
The authors of the DOE memo supporting a bailout of coal and nuclear plants took the spaghetti approach – throw everything against the wall and hope something sticks. Columnist Steve Huntoon details the memo’s untruths.