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Monthly Renewable Generation Exceeds Nuclear Output For First Time Since 1984

The Energy Information Administration reports that in March and April 2017, monthly electricity generation from utility-scale renewable generators exceeded output from nuclear generators for the first time in over three decades.  According to the EIA, the last time renewable output … Continue reading

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White House Releases Full Budget Proposal for FY 2018 Slashing Departmental Budgets

Building on its earlier “skinny” budget, the White House Office of Management and Budget released today the President’s full budget for Fiscal Year 2018, entitled A New Foundation for American Greatness.  The President’s proposed budget (which will now go to … Continue reading

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Trump Administration’s “Budget Blueprint” Proposes Cuts to DOE, EPA, DOI

The White House Office of Management and Budget released its first budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, outlining the Trump Administration’s proposed discretionary funding and spelling out its intent to reduce federal spending on non-defense programs by $54 million.  The … Continue reading

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DOE Task Force on the Future of Nuclear Power Releases Draft Report

The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Task Force on the Future of Nuclear Power issued a draft report on September 16, 2016 calling for policy and market changes to support future deployment of nuclear power.  Appointed by Energy Secretary … Continue reading

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New White Paper Examines Cost Impacts of Nuclear Retirements on CPP Compliance

A recent white paper issued by the global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, The Impacts of Nuclear Retirements under the Clean Power Plan, suggests that the recent and potentially continuing uptick in nuclear retirements, currently totaling 8.3 gigawatts or 8% … Continue reading

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