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Environmental Standards Will Help Reduce Consumer Electricity Bills

Oct 30, 2014 by John Moore The electric power industry is changing, driven by many factors. Leading the way are quintessential marketplace factors like fuel price changes and the emergence of new technologies. Another factor in the mix is the implementation of long-overdue pollution standards that are essential to protect public health and prevent dangerous climate change. But some in…

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Polar Vortex Shows We Need More Efficiency, Wind, and Solar, Not Coal or Gas

Feb 5, 2014 by Mark Kresowik Mark Kresowik is the Eastern Region Deputy Director for the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign. The East Coast was hit with record lows in the last month, and I’m not just talking about the Broncos’ Super Bowl performance.  As our heaters kicked it up a notch, gas and power prices spiked across the region. …

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Phasing Out Dirty Plants

The Sustainable FERC Project’s priority is to accelerate the deployment of clean energy resources into America’s electricity transmission grid. Part of our priority is ensuring that older, dirtier and costlier power plants – nearly all of which are powered by coal and oil –do not block the entry of these new resources onto the grid. Hundreds of these power plants…

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