The pro-NOPR playbook: Supporters broadly interpret FPA to justify DOE proposal
This is one of the more comprehensive articles of the past 24 hours or so looking at comments being filed in response to the Department of Energy's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to establish rules compensating "fuel-secure" electricity producers like coal and nuclear plants. No matter what one's point of view, there's a cost estimate out there to support your position. I'm curious to see how much this issue hinges solely on reliability as it relates to outages and power interruptions to customers vs fluctuations in wholesale electricity prices tied to fuel supply issues during extreme weather. Lots more estimates to plow through; whose numbers to give weight to? ...
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