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Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposal to give cost-recovery status to coal and nuclear plants in competitive energy markets in the name of grid resilience continued to draw heated debate this week, as estimates of how much it would cost U.S. ratepayers mounted into the tens of billions of dollars per year. Meanwhile, with little likelihood of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission passing anything like the proposed rule as written before year’s end, parties on both sides of the debate are preparing for the next steps with their own alternative plans for how FERC might value energy reliability, security and resilience -- or, first, define what those terms mean. This was the state of play outlined at a Tuesday event in Washington, D.C., featuring four former FERC commissioners united against the DOE’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR), energy company executives with a ...

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