POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for June 8, 2015

"Flexibility" could jeopardize electric reliability; TCAP names new director; Natural gas bills stall in state legislature


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • The Wall Street Journal questions the “flexibility” of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan noting several inconsistencies that could jeopardize reliability. “The reality is that the plan is so inflexible and costly that states heavily dependent on coal power will suffer an artificial competitive disadvantage.”
  • Texas Coalition for Affordable Power has named Jay Doegey its new executive director. Doegey formerly served as board president of TCAP, which is comprised of cities that purchase power in bulk for their own governmental use.
  • Bills that would have expanded the market for natural-gas powered vehicles and improved the efficiency of the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan both stalled in the state legislature likely due to pressure from two powerful outside forces, The Texas Tribune writes.
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