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Statement on Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule

Energy / Press Release August 21, 2018

While some may call the proposed replacement of the Clean Power Plan a boon for the coal industry, it’s not entirely clear how the new rule would affect coal-fired power plants

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Tracking Power Sector Changes in the Years Since the Clean Power Plan

Energy / Research August 6, 2018

In the intervening years between these two rule making efforts for the Clean Power Plan by Obama and Trump administrations, the power sector has evolved markedly.

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Clean Power Plan/Affordable Clean Energy Rule: Timeline of Key Events

Energy / Page December 18, 2017

A timeline chronicling key regulatory and legal events from the initial proposal of the Clean Power Plan to the Trump administration’s efforts to repeal the regulation.

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The Clean Power Plan: What Happens Next?

Blair Beasley / Blog October 10, 2017

The Clean Power Plan would have regulated carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants for the first time.

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A State Policymaker’s Guide to Power Sector Modeling

Energy / Research April 3, 2017

Technological advances have driven down the price of natural gas and renewable energy technologies and the future of the nation’s aging nuclear fleet is still in flux.

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Renewable Energy: Can Companies Replace Federal Support for the Industry?

Rachel May / Blog February 7, 2017

The change of administration may not signal the demise of an industry once dependent on federal support in the form of investments, loans, and tax credits.

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Energy Experts Weigh in on How to Manage the Energy Transition

Erin Smith / Blog December 15, 2016

Panelists had a variety of opinions on how decarbonization efforts should continue during the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

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Legal Experts Weigh in on the Clean Power Plan’s Day in Court

Erin Smith / Blog October 11, 2016

The event was part of an ongoing series exploring the challenges, benefits, and details of regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.

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Energy Forum Focuses on Emerging Trends in Power Sector

Erin Smith / Blog September 19, 2016

The workshop brought together experts, state officials, and stakeholders to examine how ongoing trends in the electricity sector may impact environmental policy.

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Interactive: Impacts of the Final Clean Power Plan

Energy / Page August 16, 2016

New analysis of the transitioning electric power sector and projected impacts of the final Clean Power Plan.

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