Sweeping “minimum offer” rule will likely cut into the competitive edge for renewables as a hedge against fossil fuels.
Without policy support, plant operators in Michigan say they can’t compete with wind, solar and natural gas.
Ohio law lets political action groups keep funders secret during drive to let voters get a say on nuclear subsidies.
A new proposal to prop up the state’s biomass power plants is modeled after nuclear subsidies in Illinois and New York.
As it is in Ohio and elsewhere in the United States, the coal industry in Poland is declining amid economic and environmental pressures. And the industry’s political and cultural importance is prompting state action to save it.