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Managing the Energy Transition

Energy / December 8, 2016 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET

Energy and climate policy stakeholders have very different ideas on the policies and tactics that will best chart the country on a course to reduce emissions.

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New Analysis Explores Impacts of the Proposed Clean Power Plan

Energy / Press Release April 28, 2015

The analysis, based on economic modeling of the electricity sector, explores the impacts of various policy choices for state consideration in developing state plans.

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Insights from Modeling the Proposed Clean Power Plan

BPC’s Energy Project explores national- and regional-level impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan in its new economic analysis.

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Clean Power Plan Comments Map

Energy / Page December 10, 2014

The Clean Power Plan Comments Map allows you to search and view written comments submitted to the EPA concerning 111(d) regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Clean Power Plan Comments Map

Energy / Press Release December 1, 2014

The Clean Power Plan Comments Map allows you to search and view written comments submitted to the EPA concerning 111(d) regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Natural Gas Infrastructure and Methane Emissions

Energy / Research September 18, 2014

Significantly increased production of natural gas in the U.S. has dramatically changed the country’s energy landscape—both lowering domestic natural gas prices and providing substantial economic benefits.

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Department of Energy Releases New Environmental Studies to Inform LNG Export Decisions

David Rosner / Blog July 15, 2014

Last month the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released two studies on the environmental impacts of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. According to DOE, the studies are intended to inform DOE’s decision-making process for LNG export permit applications to countries that do not have free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States. The environmental impacts of LNG exports—which include greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)—are included in the criteria that DOE uses to make its public interest determinations on projects to export LNG to non-FTA countries. The studies are open for public comment for 45 days, closing on July 21, 2014.

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5 Things We Found: GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants

Blair Beasley / Blog June 3, 2014

Prior to the release of the U.S. Environmental  Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal regulating CO2 emissions from existing power plants, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Team released a summary of the top five things to look for in the rulemaking. Now that the proposal is out, we revisit our top five list and fill in the key details.

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Power Sector Transition: GHG Policy and Other Key Drivers

BPC conducted an analysis exploring the impact of GHG regulation of the power sector, comparing the impacts of a GHG policy under a range of assumptions.

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Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants Under the Clean Air Act: Key Themes Emerging from BPC’s Workshop Series

Energy / Research May 18, 2014

BPC and NARUC hosted a series of public workshops to explore the challenges and opportunities of regulating greenhouse gases from existing power plants.

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