On top of the fact that it is astoundingly expensive, a number of cultural realities lie behind the problems being experienced by nuclear power.
President Donald Trump names CNBC host Larry Kudlow as new director of the National Economic Council, adding yet another climate science denier to the White House.
Mike Pompeo is ex Tea Party, a climate science denier, opponent of Paris climate deal, and biggest recipient of Koch Industries dollars.
SunPower has already begun a series of layoffs.
White House wanted to use solar tariffs to punish China, but it will end up punishing the states that voted for him the most.
While the president’s rhetoric has raised hopes for renaissance of American coal, Trump’s policies have done little to revive the ailing industry.
America’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has rejected energy secretary Rick Perry’s request for rule change in competitive wholesale markets to favor coal and nuclear plants. Could cooler heads be prevailing?
Trump official says US wants to form group of countries to promote “clean” coal, to offer an alternative path to nations who have a more positive political attitude to the fuel.
Over its first year, the Trump administration has taken extreme steps to unravel progress on U.S. climate action domestically.
Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”
Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.