The alternatives may make more sense.
And how the market has outmaneuvered the political forces, so far.
State utility commissioners in all 50 states are under a lot of stress. First, they must formulate and plan for the future of their states’ electrical grids and at the same time, keep their eyes on the developments in Washington and on the EPA whose Clean Power Plan (CPP) is the elephant in their room. It could be argued that they have a job far worse than the Maytag repairman: Instead of having nothing to do, they have everything to do. Currently, they may have the most difficult job in the US.
Can EPA’s Clean Power Plan Pass Muster?
Its future rests with new technologies – not outdated PR.
Reprocessing nuclear fuel is a sustainable and viable option.
The state is diverging from the national trend.
Many in business back EPA, but the new Congress has yet to weigh in.
Diversifying Utility Regulation: State regulators voice opinions as mixed as the nation’s geography.
What the Supreme Court said, and didn’t.