Stakeholders divided on the impact of retirement trends Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Gas, wind, solar account for most proposed additions More than 37 GW of generation capacity has been proposed to retire by September 2021, including 16.3 GW of coal-fired capacity, 12 GW of gas-fired power and 8 GW of nuclear generation, according to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff’s monthly infrastructure report. In the context of the ongoing debate about fuel security, the latest report’s numbers continue an alarming trend, said William Scherman, a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. “The country is at a crossroads. Fuel diverse resources are vanishing each day,” said Scherman. “Markets are broken,” Scherman said, citing recent FERC orders seeking key rule changes in PJM Interconnection and ISO New England. “If this doesn’t cry out for a comprehensive and holistic policy review by […]