March 21, 2018
Trump Explores New Avenues to Prop Up Coal and Nuclear
Market Forces Override Trump’s Push to Keep Coal and Nuclear in Power Mix
The Trump administration is seeking new avenues to revive coal and nuclear, such as research to diversify coal use and design new reactors. Although new technologies may slow the downturn of coal and nuclear, hopes of a renaissance remain dim as the industries lose out to cheaper, cleaner, and more efficient resources.