Understanding How Securitization Can Help with Power Plant Retirements

Power companies across the nation are being pressured to retire fossil-fueled power plants and transition to cleaner energy resources. But many existing fossil plants have not been completely paid off…

Securitization a Useful Financing Tool for Transition From Coal

By Brad Handler and Morgan Bazilian Nearly 75%  of electricity generated from coal in the U.S. could be produced more cheaply with renewables, strengthening the environmental arguments to accelerate the…

States Seek Financial Tools to Replace Coal with Clean Energy

COMMENTARY Colorado lawmakers are considering legislation (HB19-1037) designed to help the state‚Äôs investor-owned utilities gracefully back out of non-economic coal-fired power plants. Colorado is at the forefront of states looking…