POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Feb. 18, 2015

EPA reconsiders Clean Power Plan deadline; Polar vortex leaves lessons for retailers


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • The Environmental Protection Agency may delay an interim deadline for states to start meeting new rules to cut carbon emissions, Reuters reports. Agency administrators confirmed Tuesday they’re reviewing the timeline after hearing from utilities and regulators that the 2020 deadline for states to make steep cuts is too much too soon and could endanger grid reliability.
  • “Lessons from the 2014 [polar vortex] blast could help electric retailers mitigate the damage and even profit” from the next deep freeze, Electric Light & Power writes. Among those lessons: using data insights to forecast demand and price sensitivity and impacts and applying varied pricing strategies across customer segments.
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