The way forward, amidst new markets, technologies, and environmental imperatives.
Charting a Path Forward
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency must – first – consider the costs of compliance before fixing a specific cap on mercury emissions. What’s next?
A re-defined capacity product, revised parameters for generator performance, and a new role for demand response.
PJM would minimize risk, but so did regulation.
EPA’s rule said to favor repurposing and recycling – over landfills or disposal ponds.
Regulatory and environmental challenges for power plant conversions under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
A strategy for completely removing mercury from environmental emissions.
Prevent problems, or wait and respond when something happens?
Misguided policies threaten resource adequacy.
Resource planning is grinding to a halt. From EPA regulations to irrational markets, today’s policy missteps threaten tomorrow’s reliability.