Legal Hurdles, Political Battles Ahead for EPA Carbon Rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a fight ahead over proposed and pending greenhouse gas regulations for power plants. The agency published proposed carbon emissions standards for new power plants on January 8, with comments due March 10. Those standards, which would preclude new coal-fired power plants without carbon …

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Microgrids: Motivation and Markets

What are the factors driving the development of microgrids worldwide and how large is the market expected to grow? The Australian Broadcasting Corp recently aired a Radio National Future Tense program exploring the economic, technical, and policy issues of microgrid adoption. Microgrids: hyper-distributed power features Dawn Santoianni discussing microgrids in …

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