┬áProviding financial support to uneconomic US coal and nuclear power plants, as the Trump administration has ordered, could cost $16.7 billion annually, according to a study commissioned by a group of renewable energy, oil and gas trade associations and released Thursday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The report written by consulting firm Brattle Group was commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute, Advanced Energy Economy, the American Wind Energy Association, the Electricity Consumers Resource Council, the Electric Power Supply Association and the Natural Gas Supply Association, all of which represent businesses that would be disadvantaged by the potential out-of-market support for coal and nuclear plants. “This report sheds light on how costly the Administration’s coal and nuclear bailout could be,” Amy Farrell, senior vice president for government and public affairs at AWEA, said in a statement. “The $10 to $35 […]