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March 31, 2010
Brattle Report Featured in World Gas Intelligence Article on the Future of Natural Gas

The Brattle Group’s recent report, “Prospects for Natural Gas Under Climate Policy Legislation: Will There Be a Boom in Gas Demand?” was featured in a World Gas Intelligence article on the future of natural gas versus coal in the face of increasing concerns over carbon emissions. The article, “Sunny Days for US Gas and Dark For Coal? Or the Reverse?” cites the report’s conclusion that the advantages of natural gas could be eclipsed by coal-fired generation and renewable energy sources if they continue experiencing growth and fulfilling U.S. demand for electricity. The article also points out that according to the Brattle report, gas is unlikely to displace coal as a source for electricity g.