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Energy secretary: Administration working hard for coal power

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz says the “war on coal” political messaging is untrue, adding that the Obama administration is working to keep coal an important part of a low-carbon energy future. Moniz spoke Monday at West Virginia University during the Mid-Atlantic Region Energy Innovation Forum. He also toured Longview Power’s coal-fired plant with Sen. Joe ...

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Mini-reactors could crack nuclear industry’s financing problem: Moniz

PARIS – Mini-versions of current-generation nuclear reactors could be the solution for the industry’s problems in finding financing for new atomic power stations, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Wednesday. The construction of new reactors in developed countries has virtually ground to a halt in recent years due to safety fears following the 2011 Fukushima disaster and because nuclear ...

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