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If Coal is Dead, Will Our Existing Transmission Grid Follow?

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Q: Recently adopted regulations make it next to impossible to license new coal fired generation. Additionally, proposed regulations under review today will, if passed, require carbon dioxide and other emission controls at existing fossil (particularly coal) fired power plants that are projected to result in a significant number of additional coal plant closures.  If coal is lost as a viable fuel in the next two decades, what will be the impact, if any, on the nation’s transmission grid? 

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