POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for June 11, 2015

Study finds overlapping EPA regs make compliance more costly; FERC approves financial incentive for generators on nation's largest power grid


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • The Environmental Protection Agency’s carbon dioxide emissions restrictions may force power generators to increase their use of natural gas, but tighter ground-level ozone standards could make many areas that sit atop shale oil and gas formations out of compliance, the Daily Caller reports on an analysis by the Institute for Energy Research. “This could choke natural gas production in states relying on the fuel to meet EPA carbon dioxide limits for power plants” making states’ options for compliance more limited and costly.
  • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a plan under which power generators on the PJM Interconnection grid that promise to have capacity available during peak-demand periods will receive higher payouts than other plants and will face penalties for failing to meet those commitments, Bloomberg writes.
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