UW law professor says he will be surprised if SCOTUS takes on case regarding Powder River Basin coal shipments to Washington state.
Economies of scale, shifting markets and over-capacity will all play into PRB coal’s fate, analysts say.
Backers of Wyoming’s efforts to find second lives for aging coal plants describe several profitable scenarios. But how does their vision for coal power stack up in a quickly shifting power market?
Looming coal plant closures, energy industry layoffs and an exodus of young people has several Wyoming communities scratching their heads about how to forge economic transitions.
PacifiCorp’s announcement of early plant closures may trigger the first test of Senate File 159. WyoFile digs into the bill’s feasibility, mechanics and implementation.