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Nachy Kanfer

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Nachy Kanfer is a partner at Donovan Energy. Nachy helps support the Carbon Free Electricity team’s coal-focused work and is a member of RMI’s Utility Transition Hub development team.

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Utilities, Analysts, and Customers Agree: Transitioning from Coal Saves Money

Coal economics have eroded dramatically in recent years, so much so that the continued use of existing coal-fired power often imposes a cost burden on electricity customers that exceeds the cost of newer and cleaner sources of power. Resource planning analyses performed by utilities across the country—including PacifiCorp in…

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Is Coal Failing Fast or Slow?

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic idled coal plants across the country, evidence has been building for at least a decade that coal-fired electricity is on its way out in the United States. But how quickly? The answer is critical to our ability to stay within a 1.5°C warming…