DOE policy chief: 'My office is not working on anything to do with subsidized coal'

Utility Dive: The Trump administration has worked to make good on the president's campaign promises to save coal. And the power sector has been looking to DOE for action after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected a proposal to allow cost recovery for coal and nuclear generators.

The notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR), submitted by DOE in September 2017 and rejected by FERC in January 2018, was viewed as a coal and nuclear bailout plan. FERC, instead, opened its own resilience docket to consider fuel security.

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