POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Oct. 24, 2014

Wind power raises prices; NRC licensing challenged; EU reaches carbon cut goal


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • Wind power raises electricity prices in nine out of the 10 states most reliant on the power source, according to a new report from the Texas Comptroller.
  • Until it addresses what to do with nuclear waste, a group of environmentalist organizations is challenging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s power plant licensing authority, KOMU reports.
  • Twenty-eight European nations reached an agreement to cut their carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2030. The New York Times reports:

    “The bloc also agreed on a target of generating at least 27 percent of its energy from renewable sources, a goal that will be binding at the European Union level but not the national level.”

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