Renewable Energy Surges Past Coal in Production of US Electricity

The New York Times reports that renewable energy sources including wind and solar power are now regularly outproducing coal fired electric power plants in the United States. Just 10 years ago, almost 50 percent of electricity came from coal but lower costs are now driving up renewables and increasing making coal the dirty fuel of a…

Nuclear Power: Always More Popular On K-Street Than Wall Street

Barring the early period of “too cheap to meter” optimism, nuclear power has consistently been more popular on K-Street than Wall Street. Curiously among political topics, nuclear power has its staunch ideologues on both the left and the right. Yet the place where it lacks support is perhaps where it needs it the most: investors. While…