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EPRI Comments on EPA Federal Plan Requirements for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Electric Utility Generating Units: Docket No. EPA–H Q–OAR–2015–0199

Product ID:3002007325
Date Published:11-Jan-2016
Sector Name:Environment
Document Type:Technical Results
Price:No Charge

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In August of 2015 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Federal Plan Requirements for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Electric Utility Generating Units Constructed on or Before January 8, 2014; Model Trading Rules; Amendments to Framework Regulations. This report contains comments from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) submitted to the Federal regulations docket, # EPA–HQ–OAR–2015–0199; FRL 9930–67–OAR, in response. All comments reflect only EPRI’s opinion and expertise and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of those supporting and working with EPRI to conduct collaborative research and development. The EPRI comments are organized into eight areas.

  1. Inclusion of Energy Efficiency
  2. Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) for Energy Efficiency
  3. Credit for Nuclear Life-extension
  4. Reliability
  5. Choice of Rate vs. Mass Final Plans
  6. Allowance Allocation
  7. Allowance Banking
  8. Output-based Set-asides (OBS) for NGCCs in the Mass Model Rule
2016 Program 103   Analysis of Environmental Policy Design, Implementation and Company Strategy
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • EPA Regulations
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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