Life After Vermont Yankee, Part 2 – An Interview with Meredith Angwin

It’s time for the Friday Nuclear Matinee. Today we feature an interview with ANS member Meredith Angwin. Meredith was a guest on the Pat McDonald show: Vote for Vermont.  The interview included the following topics:

  • The New York Clean Energy Standards and what they mean
  • Payments on the grid, and what types of plants get subsidies
  • Effects of Vermont Yankee closing
  • Carbon dioxide footprints

Grab your popcorn!  This is a 30 minute video!  Enjoy!

 

4 thoughts on “Life After Vermont Yankee, Part 2 – An Interview with Meredith Angwin

  1. Meredith Angwin

    Hi John

    I don’t have any blog posts that cover all these subjects, but you might like to see some posts.
    About the New York Clean Energy Standards: Clean Air versus Efficiency Charges. Clean Air Wins.
    http://yesvy.blogspot.com/2016/08/clean-air-versus-efficiency-charges.html#.V9R9JjZh1Bx
    A very dense article about the various payments and subsidies on the grid “Pay for Performance” and the US Grid http://www.neimagazine.com/features/featurepay-for-performance-and-the-us-grid-4800656/
    Effects of Vermont Yankee closing is included in these three posts:
    Circles of Pain around Vermont Yankee Closing
    http://yesvy.blogspot.com/2015/04/circles-of-pain-around-vermont-yankee.html#.V9R90TZh1Bw
    Vermont Yankee Closes: The Consequences Were 100% Predictable
    http://ansnuclearcafe.org/2015/09/28/vermont-yankee-closes-the-consequences-were-100-predictable/#sthash.lx5KznZG.dpbs
    No Country for Old Nukes. Mike Twomey Guest Post
    http://yesvy.blogspot.com/2016/07/no-country-for-old-nukes-mike-twomey.html#.V9R_JDZh1Bw

    Our talk about carbon dioxide and climate change on this program was fairly general. I don’t have a good reference for it.

    Hope this is useful.

    Meredith

  2. John Tanner

    I hope you can have something in writing, so I don’t need to use 30 minutes. Thank you.

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