The Environmental Protection Agency’s new greenhouse gas rules for existing power plants, which were published on June 2, will have important implications for the electric power industry.
As the first federal regulation aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing power plants, there is much uncertainty in the energy industry about how these new rules will affect businesses. Bloomberg Government hosted a free rapid response webinar on June 4 where we will analyzed the new GHG regulations and previewed what they mean for industry.
- Implications of the new rule for owners of coal and natural gas-fired power plants
- Expectations for how the rule will affect investments in low carbon technologies such as wind, solar and energy efficiency
- The role that states will play in shaping the implementation of EPA’s new rule
- Expected legal challenges, and how U.S. GHG policy is likely to evolve