Power Breakfast for March 5, 2014


A nearly daily round-up of stories for your consideration:

  • The coldest start to a year since 2011 combined with declining supplies of natural gas and coal means consumers in Dallas and other metropolitans will see the highest electricity prices in six years, Bloomberg reports.
  • President Obama’s proposed 2015 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency focuses on reducing carbon emissions from power plants, says The Washington Post.
  • The New York Times writes about the Bipartisan Policy Center’s report that calls for better backstops to protect the nation’s power grid from cyberattacks. From the story:

“Federal rules intended to protect the electric system from cyberattack are inadequate because they do not give companies an incentive to continually improve and adapt to a changing threat, according to the report, which was released on Friday.”

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