29 Oct '12, 9pm

Well now here's terrible idea: feed-in tariffs for coal & nuclear: #blech

Is the Unthinkable Possible: Feed-in Tariffs for Coal and Nuclear? Conservative State of Indiana First Out of the Gate with Coal Gas Tariff British Nuclear Tariffs Expected Shortly October 29, 2012 By Paul Gipe Environmentalists have long advocated feed-in tariffs as a public policy mechanism to spur massive development of renewable energy. However, as a policy mechanism, feed-in tariffs are technology neutral. They can be used to pay for fossil-fired generation as well as nuclear power. Some opponents of nuclear power have gone so far as to call for feed-in tariffs for nuclear. They reason that if the nuclear industry had to publicly reveal their fully-burdened costs, politicians would choose cheaper and less risky renewable energy rather than face the wrath of their constituents. This will soon be put to the test. Within days the coalition government of Britain will intr...

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