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Full Title: Affordable Electricity: Rural America’s Economic Lifeline Author(s): National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Publisher(s): National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Affordable electricity is essential to economic growth in...
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Full Title: Assessing the Final Clean Power Plan: Key Changes Relative to the Draft Rule and Their Implications for Stringency Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, and Whitney Ketchum Publisher(s):...
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft rules on September 20th, to limit carbon emissions from new coal power plants. The proposed rules are part of President Obama’s broader...
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Full Title: Coal Killer: How Natural Gas Fuels the Clean Energy Revolution Author(s): Alex Trembath, Max Luke, Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus Publisher(s): Breakthrough Institute Publication Date: 6/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The rapid replacement of coal...
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Full Title: Commodity Market Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan Author(s): Trevor Houser, John Larsen, Sarah Ladislaw, Michelle Melton, Whitney Ketchum, and Shashank Mohan Publisher(s): Center for International Strategic Studies Publication Date: 02/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Cutting Greenhouse Gas from Fossil-Fuel Extraction on Federal Lands and Waters Author(s): Claire Moser, Joshua Mantell, Nidhi Thakar, Chase Huntley, and Matt Lee-Ashley Publisher(s): Center for American Progress Publication Date: 03/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Distributed Generation: Cleaner, Cheaper, Stronger Industrial Efficiency in the Changing Utility Landscape Author(s): Joshua Reichert and Tom Wathen Publisher(s): The Pew Charitable Trusts Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Electricity is illuminating,...
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Full Title: Drivers of the US CO2 emissions 1997–2013 Author(s): Kuishuang Feng, Steven J. Davis, Laixiang Sun, and Klaus Hubacek Publisher(s): Nature Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Fossil fuel CO2 emissions in the...
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Full Title: Energy-Water Nexus:The Water Sector’s Energy Use Author(s): Claudia Copeland Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service (CRS) Publication Date: 01/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Water and energy are resources that are reciprocally and mutually linked, because...
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Full Title: Enhancing Compliance Flexibility under the Clean Power Plan: A Common Elements Approach to Capturing Low-Cost Emissions Reductions Author(s): Jonas Monast, Tim Profeta, Jeremy Tarr,and Brian Murray Publisher(s): Duke University, Nicholas...
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Full Title: EPA’s Clean Power Plan: States’ Tools for Reducing Costs and Increasing Benefits to Consumers Author(s): Paul Hibbard, Andrea Okie, & Susan Tierney Publisher(s): Analysis Group Publication Date: 07/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On...
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Full Title: Fact Sheet: Clean Power Plan Author(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publisher(s): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication Date: 08/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): On August 3, President Obama and EPA announced the...
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Full Title: Freshwater Use by U.S. Power Plants: Electricity’s Thirst for a Precious Resource Author(s): Averyt, K., J. Fisher, A. Huber-Lee, A. Lewis, J. Macknick, N. Madden, J. Rogers, and S....
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Making use of energy efficiency can help contain the cost of complying with the EPA’s Clean Power Plan and reduce electricity bills. Yet as climate policy discussions try to balance...
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Full Title: Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions From Existing Power Plants: Options to Ensure Electric System Reliability Author(s): Susan F. Tierney, Ph.D. Publisher(s): Analysis Group, Inc. Publication Date: 5/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- In June 2014, the...
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The existing fleet of coal-fired power plants is critical to the economic prosperity of the U.S. As the leading provider of U.S. electricity generation (at 39%), low cost coal keeps...
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Full Title: How the EPA Should Modify Its Proposed 111(d) Regulations to Allow States to Comply By Taxing Pollution Author(s): Michael Wara, Adele Morris, and Marta R. Darby Publisher(s): Brookings Institution Publication Date:...
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Full Title: Geothermal Exploration Policy Mechanisms: Lessons for the United States from International Applications Author(s): Andrea Ashwood and Desikan Bharathan Publisher(s): National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Publication Date: 03/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The overall...
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Full Title: ICForecast Strategic Power Outlook Author(s):  ICF International Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 05/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The ICForecast Strategic Power Outlook provides key information for strategic, long-term energy outlook planning and resource optimization....
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On March 27, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, released proposed greenhouse gas standards for newly constructed power plants. The rules would require...
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Full Title: In the U.S. Southeast, Natural Forests Are Being Felled to Send Fuel Overseas Author(s): Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Publisher(s): Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Publication Date: 10/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In...
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Full Title: New York City's Aging Power Plants: Risks, Replacement Options, and the Role of Energy Storage Author/Publisher(s): Strategen Consulting Publication Date: 09/2017 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Energy storage could effectively put New York...
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As Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, I’m continuing the fight against President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) overregulation of our nation’s power plants without any regard...
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Full Title: PJM’s Capacity Performance Proposal: FERC Delivers a Strong Order Author(s): George Katsigiannakis and Himanshu Pande Publisher(s): ICF International Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Key Findings Following PJM’s response regarding deficiencies in its...
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Full Title: Positive Energy Trends Bode Well for U.S. Security and the Economy Author(s): National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Publisher(s): National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Publication Date: 10/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): The United States...
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Full Title: Potential Energy Impacts of the EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan Author(s): David Harrison, Jr., Ph.D., Anne E. Smith, Ph.D., Paul Bernstein, Ph.D., Scott Bloomberg, Andrew Foss, Andrew Stuntz, Sugandha...
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Full Title: Power Switch: An Effective, Affordable Approach to Reducing Carbon Pollution from Existing Fossil-Fueled Power Plants Author(s): Conrad Schneider Publisher(s): Clean Air Task Force Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  ATF's study, Power Switch, proposes...
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Full Title: Program on Technology Innovation: Electricity Use in the Electric Sector Author(s): C. Gellings Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 11/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): While many utilities are encouraged by regulators...
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Full Title: Reassessing the Efficiency Penalty from Carbon Capture in Coal-Fired Power Plants Author(s): Sarang D. Supekar and Steven J. Skerlos Publisher(s): University of Michigan Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This paper examines...
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Full Title: Remaking American Power: Potential Energy Market Impacts of EPA's Proposed GHG Emission Performance Standards for Existing Power Plants Author(s): John Larsen, Sarah O. Ladislaw, Whitney Ketchum, Michelle Milton, Shashank...
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Full Title: SPP Clean Power Plan Compliance Assessment – State-by-State Author(s): Southwest Power Pool Publisher(s): Southwest Power Pool Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) June 2014 issuance of...
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Full Title: The Climate Responsibilities of Industrial Carbon Producers Author(s): Peter C. Frumhoff, Richard Heede, and Naomi Oreskes Publisher(s): Climate Change Publication Date: 07/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Responsibility for climate change lies at the...
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Full Title: The Impact of Three Tax-Reform Proposals on the Financial Performance of Energy Plants Author(s): Jason Burwen Publisher(s): Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Publication Date: 09/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In recent years, several members...
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Full Title: The Integrated Grid: Realizing the Full Power of Central and Distributed Energy Resources Author(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publisher(s): Electric Power Research Institute Publication Date: 2/2014 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The electric power system has...
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Full Title: Water In The Energy Sector: Reducing freshwater use in hydraulic fracturing and thermoelectric power plant cooling Author(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publisher(s): U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publication Date: 09/2015 Full...
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Full Title: Water-Smart Power: Strengthening the U.S. Electricity System in a Warming World Author(s): Rogers, J., K. Averyt, S. Clemmer, M. Davis, F. Flores-Lopez, P. Frumhoff, D. Kenney, J. Macknick, N....
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