Posts Tagged with "Grist"

Coal-fired Power Plant Renaissance Just a Bunch of Hot Air

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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There has been a flurry of discussion about a new coal-fired power plant boom, sparked by this article last week by Matthew Brown for the Associated Press, and continuing on the New York Times blog today. According to these articles, more than 30 traditional coal plants, representing 17GW of power, have been built since 2008 [...]

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The energy bill passes.

Friday, June 22, 2007

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We here at RAN join the Grist crew in being underwhelmed by the new energy bill. Requiring 35 mpg fleet fuel economy in a decade or so is a modest improvement, sure. But plug-in hybrids—hybrids that allow you to recharge from the electrical grid in addition to generating electricity from gasoline—already get around 80 mpg. [...]

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