US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Wednesday that he and the Department of Energy support states that find their nuclear power generating units “worth subsidizing.” Speaking at CERAWeek by IHS Markit in Houston , Perry said he did not know if DOE staff was in discussions with state officials in Pennsylvania, where the legislature is debating new rules to include nuclear in a list of power generation types operating under a renewable portfolio standard. Perry said he personally was not involved in such discussions, but added they would be “wise to have.” He said he supports programs run by states that do not rely on the federal government. Perry added that the DOE has programs that support nuclear projects and pointed to […]