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DOE Issues Request for Information on Improving Efficiency, Reliability, and Flexibility of Existing Coal-Based Power Plants

Last week, DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking information on the development of advanced technologies that could improve the overall performance, reliability, and flexibility of the nation’s coal-fueled electricity generating units (EGUs).  The RFI … Continue reading

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PJM and NYISO take Steps to Address State Policy Objectives

PJM and the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) both recently issued proposals to address the interplay of state policy objectives and wholesale electric market pricing.  PJM presented two alternative proposals to FERC, Docket No. ER18-1314, for authorization to amend … Continue reading

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2017 Emissions Gap Report Finds that More Action is Needed to Meet Paris Goals

The United Nation’s Environment Programme (UN Environment) has released its 2017 Emissions Gap Report.  In its eighth edition, the report addresses the “gap” between the emissions reductions necessary to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of limiting global warming to under … Continue reading

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EPA Seeks Comments on Draft Strategic Plan

EPA issued a notice in today’s Federal Register announcing that it has released a draft of its FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan (Draft Plan) for public comment. EPA explains that it is required to revise its previous Strategic Plan under the … Continue reading

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Report Released on Economic and Jobs Impact of the U.S. Electric Industry

The American Public Power Association (APPA), National Rural Electric Cooperative (NRECA), and the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) have jointly commissioned a report, published last month, entitled Powering America: The Economic and Workforce Contributions in the U.S. Electric Power Industry. The … Continue reading

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