Costs and Benefits of Saving Unprofitable Generators: A Simulation Case Study for US Coal and Nuclear Power Plants

This paper presents a simulation-based, cost-benefit analysis of the “Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule” proposed by the US Department of Energy (DOE) in the Fall of 2017 to ensure the profitability of a set of coal- and nuclear-fueled generators in parts of the US, in order to prevent them from retiring.

Journal Article by Daniel Shawhan and Paul Picciano — Nov. 20, 2018

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