Yesterday, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2016. EIA has updated its reference case to include new legislation and regulations enacted since April 2015, as well as model changes and data updates. In the electric power sector, updates include the incorporation of 3 GW of previously unannounced nuclear retirements, explicit representation of 8.8 GW of coal-fired units that are being converted to natural gas between 2016 and 2025, and modification of the module to include CPP representation.
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