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Southern Company subsidiary awarded grant to lead advanced nuclear technology development

Errr, would one of those proprietary technology investments changing how America produces electricity be the Kemper County Lignite Plant experiment? “An industry leader in robust, proprietary research and development, Southern Company has managed approximately $2 billion in research and development investments since the 1960s, leading to the development and deployment of new, innovative technologies that […]

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FutureGen Plan Scrapped

Another boondoggle on the scrap heap. List of disappointed supporters includes Peabody Coal. Guess everybody’s at the trough on these projects – except the customer. Published: Friday, 06 February 2015 | www.CoalAge.com The Obama Administration has suspended development funding for the billion-dollar landmark project FutureGen 2.0, America’s first near-zero emissions coal-fueled power plant that would capture […]

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May the Best Man Win?

Unfortunately, it’s sometimes the best crony that wins when it comes to government favors, and it’s often the public that loses out. Unfortunately, it’s sometimes the best crony that wins when it comes to government favors, and it may be the public that loses out. In a brief report by Reason Foundation, researchers Victor Nava […]

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