Remaking American Power: Potential Energy Market Impacts of EPA’s Proposed GHG Emission Performance Standards for Existing Electric Power Plants

Rhodium Group  | Center for Strategic and International Studies

[From an E& E NewsPM article by Jean Chemnick, sub. req’d] States can avoid some coal-fired power plant retirements under U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan by building more demand-side energy efficiency into their implementation plans…That’s because reducing demand for power will also reduce the rule’s incentive for utilities to ramp up natural gas use at the expense of coal…

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