- Sep 20, 2021 2:35 pm GMT
"Colorado’s coal country is preparing for the day coal-burning power plants are phased out for good. Communities are promoting tourist destinations, offering new job courses for workers and even converting the power stations to melt salt to store renewable electricity.
Some leaders in Pueblo, home to the state’s largest coal-fired power plant, are thinking of going nuclear.
'We’re looking at everything that would be considered clean energy, including nuclear,” County Commissioner Chris Wiseman said. “I think the technology has changed in a way that we need to take a very hard look at it.'"
Colorado could seize California' s mantle of Clean Energy Leader by replacing Comanche Coal Plant with a 21st-century NuScale nuclear power plant. It not only makes sense, it makes California's failing patchwork of intermittent solar, wind and batteries look ridiculous.
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