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Jeremy Nichols

Jeremy Nichols is the Climate and Energy Program Director for WildEarth Guardians, a nonprofit environmental group dedicated to protecting and restoring the wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and health of the American West.

Coal-Opted: Western Muni, Co-op Utilities Face Reality of New Renewables Being Cheaper Than Existing Coal

  As the folks at Clean Cooperative just reported, a recent analysis by the financial firm Moody’s revealed that right now, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association’s coal-fired power plants cost more than building and generating new renewable energy. Shockingly, all of the coal-fired power plants that Tri-State primarily […]