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January 12, 2018

Energy – SciPol Weekly, January 6 – January 12

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, FERC rejects coal and nuclear energy market bailout plan; all offshore water open for drilling, except possibly Florida; and China could lead the world in renewables. 

First Look: DOE's NOPR to FERC on Grid Resiliency Pricing

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Proposes that certain power plants be offered new pricing dependent on their "resiliency" — defined by having a 90 day supply of fuel on-site —  which FERC later rejects.

Updated last January 12, 2018
for the 01/08/2018 FERC response to DOE.