Report: EPA Carbon Regulations Won’t Impact Reliability The Analysis Group released a report on March 16 that the EPA Clean Power Plan (CPP), which will regulate CO2 emissions beginning in 2020, will not impact grid reliability in the PJM Interconnect region. (PJM oversees electricity markets in 13 states across the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, as well … Continue reading Report: EPA Carbon Regulations Won’t Impact Reliability
Grid operators push for more time on EPA plan Achieving the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan requires more time, more regional cooperation and a “carbon price” — a de facto economic penalty for power plant carbon emissions — state utility commissioners were told yesterday. Four senior power grid executives offered assessments of key engineering and … Continue reading Grid operators push for more time on EPA plan
EPA’s Clean Air Act Plan: Clean Power or Power Play? Once again, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sparking controversy with proposed regulations that have critics saying that the agency has deliberately overreached its legal authority under the Clean Air Act. The EPA introduced the proposed Clean Power Plan Rule in June 2014. The … Continue reading EPA’s Clean Air Act Plan: Clean Power or Power Play?