New Documents Reveal the Spectacular Unraveling of a Final Trump Polluter Hand-Out

, Senior Energy analyst

This is the story of how the Trump EPA’s final attempt at a coal bailout unraveled in spectacular fashion, just weeks before the administration’s clock ran out. Read more >

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Will Renewables Finish Ahead of Coal in 2020?

, Senior energy analyst

Though the numbers aren’t final yet, 2020 might just be the first time in US history that, on an annual basis, renewable energy overtakes coal in the power sector. Read more >

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President-Elect Biden Must Prioritize Coal Communities—and Here’s How

, senior energy analyst

President-elect Biden and his team must ensure that coal communities are not left behind in the transition to a clean energy economy. Fortunately, they have a ready-made blueprint. Read more >

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Is Your Minnesota Electric Cooperative Still Losing Money on Coal Power?

, lead Midwest energy analyst

UCS recently released a new analysis on the costly effects of how electric utilities operate their coal-fired power plants.

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The Coal Bailout Everybody Is Talking About

, Senior Energy Analyst

Our new UCS report, Used but How Useful, How Electric Utilities Exploit Loopholes, Forcing Customers to Bail Out Uneconomic Coal-Fired Power Plants, found that utilities across 15 states in the heart of the U.S. exploited power market loopholes, costing customers $350 million in 2018. Read more >

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