The case for closing coal plants at scale

Deb Chattopadhyay, Payne Institute Sustainable Finance Lab Program Manager Brad Handler, and Director Morgan Bazilian write about how pressure to retire coal-fired power plants is building due to economic and environmental concerns. Four business models can be applied to plant closures but greater efficiencies can be achieved when there are coal plant closures-at-scale.  A hybrid model is likely better when a country or region wants to look at a large programme of coal plant closures-at-scale.  August 23, 2022.