Why Trump digs coal and what it means

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August 29, 2018

The Trump administration is again trying to intervene in United States electricity markets by forcing grid operators to buy electricity from economically struggling coal and nuclear power plants, writes Energy Institute Research Associate Joshua Rhodes in a new op-ed. But even if these market intrusions are implemented, and some coal-fired power plants stay online longer, it will only delay the inevitable, Rhodes argues. Read more in his entire piece, as published by London-based Chatham House.

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