Today, the Environmental Protection Agency officially released its proposed standards for cutting carbon emissions for power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. This Politico article provides an exposition on the new regulations and highlights what it means for the energy industry.
The article also quotes, Malcolm Woolf, AEE Senior Vice President for Government Affairs:
“Obviously, there’s no emissions from a kilowatt you don’t use,” said Malcolm Woolf, senior vice president at Advanced Energy Economy, a trade group representing energy-saving businesses that have a lot to gain from federal requirements to cut carbon.
Read the full article here.