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PV Magazine cites AEE study, argues that wind and solar are not the reason for dying coal industry

Posted by Christian Roselund | PV Magazine on Jun 20, 2017

In the discussion on whether wind and solar are the reason for decline in coal power, pv magazine quotes the AEE and AWEA funded study to show that it is in fact the growing natural gas industry and other market forces to blame. From the story:

Electricity Markets, Reliability and The Evolving U.S. Power System, written by Analysis Group for trade group Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), finds that while coal, older gas, oil and even some nuclear power plants are being pushed off the grid, that this is a result of “fundamental market forces”, and that cheap gas being burned in new gas plants is overwhelmingly the cause.

Read the full story here. Read the Analysis Group report here.

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