DOE Wants to Fund ‘Small Modular Coal Plants.’ What Does That Mean?

By [email protected] President Trump has promised to help the U.S. coal industry make a big comeback. To do that, his administration is looking to go small.

The Department of Energy specifically plans to establish competitive funding opportunities for small and modular coal-fired power plants, according to a top agency official.

“If we’re successful with these small modular coal plants…that could be a paradigm shift,” Steve Winberg, assistant secretary for fossil energy at the DOE, told Axios this week at an energy conference in Houston.

The number of operating coal plants in the U.S. has been on a steady decline over the past several

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