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12/19/2014

Pacific Power Wants to Keep Coal in Your Christmas Stocking

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A little more than 2 years ago, CUB wrote a blog post entitled, “Pacific Power Doesn’t Think Things Through”in which we talked about how Pacific Power seemed hell-bent on keeping coal plants running indefinitely.  CUB was convinced that Pacific Power was investing millions of dollars to retrofit its coal plants without properly considering whether it would be cheaper to phase out the plant, like PGE is doing with Boardman. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) ended up convinced too, and penalized Pacific Power to the tune of $17 million. Fast forward to today: while Pacific Power might...

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