$17 billion a year to bail out the nukes
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$17 billion a year to bail out the nukes

Trump wants to bail out nukes and coal plants because some old guy from Ohio is going bankrupt. $17 billion a year. This doesn't build anything new. This doesn't advance our actions. This simply takes your money and gives it to a dying industry. The whole of the solar power industry was $20-30 billion in 2017 in the USA. The incentives given to the industry - mostly in the form of a tax credit - are one offs that lead to projects being built that last for decades. This incentive will be given to the nukes every single year to…
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New Jersey goes bid on solar+wind+energy storage+nuclear
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New Jersey goes bid on solar+wind+energy storage+nuclear

First off - the State of New Jersey is going in big on solar+wind+energy storage. If you're from this state and don't have solar yet - you'll soon see financial opportunities to invest. More interestingly though is the nuclear bill - giving a chance for nuclear plants to stay online so they're not replaced by fossil fuel plants as renewable energy scales. I support this plan, generally. I'd rather nukes than fossils in this interim period. (more…)
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