Mike Mizell Quoted in <i>Indiana Lawyer</i>: "Despite Boost from Trump Administration, Coal Faces Ro Mike Mizell Quoted in <i>Indiana Lawyer</i>: "Despite Boost from Trump Administration, Coal Faces Ro

Mike Mizell Quoted in Indiana Lawyer: "Despite Boost from Trump Administration, Coal Faces Rocky Prospects"

Senior Strategic Advisor Mike Mizell was quoted in the Indiana Lawyer article, "Despite Boost from Trump Administration, Coal Faces Rocky Prospects."

The article said: 

…“Really, those were all quite secondary to the very low price and very high supply of natural gas,’ said Mike Mizell, senior strategic adviser in the energy sector at Ice Miller LLP. As coal’s dominance in energy production slipped, cheap natural gas filled the void, nearly doubling from 14 to 27 percent of the power source in the Midwest from 2009-2016.
 
"Formerly an executive and general counsel at AES Corp., parent company of Indianapolis Power and Light, Mizell noted IPL still relies on coal but no longer has coal-fired plants in the city. Nevertheless, he expects coal to continue to be vital to the energy generation mix for utilities in this region. ‘The concern is, a complete absence of coal leaves only natural gas as the baseload’ to supply the grid. That could be a problem in the event gas prices rise — a distinct possibility given the history of fluctuating fuel prices, he said…”


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