From Platts Inside F.E.R.C.:

Takano said DOE’s proposal had the “explicit purpose of adjusting market rules to favor coal and nuclear power plants.” He asserted that “respected, independent and even conservative experts on power markets” were already finding holes in the department’s justification of the proposed rule, noting what he called a thorough analysis performed by the conservative R Street Institute that concluded that DOE’s proposal was “an arbitrary backdoor subsidy to coal and nuclear plants that risks undermining electrical competition throughout the United States.”


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