Keep Coal in the Mix to Preserve Affordability and Reliability

As our power grid changes to rely more heavily on intermittent power and just-in-time fuel delivery, many lawmakers are thinking quixotically about our energy mix. But when people’s lives are at stake and the affordability of our power supply hangs in the balance, we can’t think in ideals. We must think... Read More

Avoid a U.S. Energy Crisis

The United States is vulnerable to an energy crisis if we don’t carefully manage the energy transition. Europe’s own historic, self-inflicted crisis serves as a warning to what could happen if U.S. decisionmakers follow Europe’s lead by focusing too heavily on the grid of the future, neglecting the energy... Read More

Fuel Diversity is a Foundation for Grid Reliability and Affordability

Fuel diversity, among its many benefits, provides options and flexibility—two things U.S. policymakers and regulators will need to navigate the energy transition. A balanced electricity mix has long underpinned the affordability of the grid and it will remain critical to ensuring both affordability and... Read More