Tag: CPP

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Challenges with Optimizing Generation Assets in New World with Large Renewable Mix

April 24, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

New rules, regulations, and legislation are changing the way U.S. utilities generate electricity. First, there was the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which was passed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2015. This was replaced in 2019 by the EPA’s […]

Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

America’s Clean Power Plan Is Good For Our Planet, Our Economy, & Our Health

February 2, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

Here’s the deal: The Trump Administration is working to repeal (and possibly replace) America’s Clean Power Plan. Backed by powerful oil, coal, and gas companies, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt claims the original Clean Power Plan design overstepped […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Are We Dialing Down Nuclear Power at Precisely the Wrong Time?

January 5, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

When it comes to the future of nuclear energy, the EPA’s mandate to reduce CO2 emissions from power plants is well intentioned but could result in cost hikes for consumers. Here’s why. President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, issued in June […]