POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Oct. 29, 2014

EPA considers Clean Power Plan phase-in; More than climate impacts energy costs; More electric vehicles running on solar


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a nine-year phase in of the plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants “so that coal plants won’t be taken out of service early,” Bloomberg reports. The timetable change “is not about making the proposal more or less stringent,” Assistant EPA Administrator Janet McCabe said.
  • Energy prices are not directly correlated to climate extremes, but are a combination of variables, including cost of the product, infrastructure, consumer habits and transportation, Fuel Fix reports from a recent study, citing Colorado as spending the least per capita on utility bills.
  • Rising costs and delays continue to plague the Kemper clean coal power plant in Mississippi, the Associated Press says.
  • The AP also notes that a growing number of electric vehicle drivers are using solar energy to fuel their cars and use up excess energy produced by residential solar panels.
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