U.S. Coal-Fired Power Development: Down But Not Out|
Environmentalists renewed their attacks on coal-fired power development in 2010. The EPA enacted or proposed several costly rules for coal power. Congress dithered on carbon. Through it all, coal-fired power developers took the blows, knowing that the lights cannot stay on without coal. Like the title character in Rocky, coal developers kept on punching, despite their exhaustion.
U.S. Gas-Fired Power Development: Last Man Standing
In 2010, U.S. wind power development has slowed, coal-fired power development remained stalled, and the much-awaited renaissance of nuclear power took a few tentative steps forward. That left natural gas power development as the last man standing.
|Articles by Britt Burt and Shane Mullins, Industrial Info Resources|