Tag Archives: Proposed

Efficiency moderates effects of higher electricity prices under proposed Clean Power Plan

June 11, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Republished June 11, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to clarify expected electricity generation differences in certain regions. EIA’s of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) rule finds that electricity prices are expected to rise. However, efficiency and price-induced conservation moderate the projected increase in consumer electricity […]

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule would reduce coal production, especially in the West

June 10, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, EIA’s analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan rule shows U.S. coal production falling after the proposed rule takes effect. In 2024 in the Base Policy case, coal production falls to a level last seen in the late 1970s. Total production recovers gradually thereafter, […]

Proposed Clean Power Plan would accelerate renewable additions and coal plant retirements

June 5, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Note: Other includes hydropower, geothermal, biomass, municipal solid waste, and other gaseous fuels used in end-use sectors. EIA’s analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) shows that renewables play a critical role under a range of different market conditions and policy assumptions. The […]

Under the proposed Clean Power Plan, natural gas, then renewables, gain generation share

May 27, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, EIA’s of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan rule shows it would result in major changes in the fuel mix used to generate electricity in the United States. Under the Base Policy case in EIA’s analysis, which uses the as the proposed rule comes into […]

Proposed Clean Power Plan rule cuts power sector CO2 emissions to lowest level since 1980s

May 26, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, In June 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. EIA’s newly released analysis of the proposed rule shows power sector CO2 emissions falling to about 1,500 […]

Proposed efficiency standard may eliminate noncondensing gas furnaces

February 17, 2015 Source: EIA, based on , accessed February 2015 Republished February 17, 2015, 9:35 a.m. to clarify those involved in legal challenges to the standards. Following a court challenge that caused a previous proposal to be sent back for further analysis, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a new proposed rulemaking […]

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