p>This analysis provides an assessment of the projected power sector greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions from S. 2146, the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012 (CESA), introduced by Senator Bingaman and eight cosponsors on March 1, 2012. CESA establishes a standard for clean energy generation in the United States through 2035.
National and regional energy experts will team up to launch the Power Almanac of the American Midwest, a dynamic online platform to support decision-makers and analysts in the region. Drawing on more than 50 sources, the Power Almanac will be the most comprehensive online resource for energy data in the Midwest.
This summary provides an overview of EPA’s proposed New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from new power plants under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act. It was drafted in partnership with the Pace Energy and Climate Center.
p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today introduced standards to limit greenhouse gas emissions for new power plants. These standards, called New Source Performance Standards, would limit emissions from new power plants to no more than 1,000 pounds of carbon dioxide per megawatt of electricity produced.