POV: Power Breakfast

Power Breakfast for Aug. 14, 2015

Changing lightbulbs more impactful than renewable energy sources; States seek greenhouse gas rule delay


POV: Power Breakfast

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

  • “Utility and power grid managers in the U.S. are learning that the best way to cut carbon emissions and improve efficiency is the easiest: Just change your lightbulbs,” Bloomberg writes. Experts say changing from incandescent to LED bulbs, and other energy-conservation efforts, have done more to reduce carbon emissions than the increased use of renewable energy sources.
  • Fifteen states say the Clean Power Plan will immediately force them to start working toward compliance and asked a federal court Thursday to delay the rule while they work to file a lawsuit, The Hill reports. The same states asked the Environmental Protection Agency to delay the rule last week, but the agency has not yet responded.
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