This week, Synapse Energy Economics, Inc. released a Clean Power Plan Handbook: A Guide to the Final Rule for Consumer Advocates, prepared for the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates. This handbook provides a summary of the final CPP and highlights areas where there may be specific consumer concerns. For example, the handbook discusses how unit retirements may provide different benefits in a rate- or mass-based plan. There is also the opportunity for consumer advocates to be involved in coordination at the intrastate and multi-state levels.
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