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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Panelists had a variety of opinions on how decarbonization efforts should continue during the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.
The event was part of an ongoing series exploring the challenges, benefits, and details of regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
The workshop brought together experts, state officials, and stakeholders to examine how ongoing trends in the electricity sector may impact environmental policy.
New analysis of the transitioning electric power sector and projected impacts of the final Clean Power Plan.