Early coal phase-out does not require compensation

Publication - Nov. 10, 2015 - By Tom Marr-Laing, Benjamin Thibault

As part of discussions around GHG emissions reductions from coal-fired generation units, owners of these units have argued that they would need compensation for lost operating opportunity. Under the schedule for phase-out proposed by the Pembina Institute, investors have an opportunity to recoup invested capital and compensation is neither required nor warranted.

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