Renewables Don't Need EPA's Help

July 2014
Power Engineering;Jul2014, Vol. 118 Issue 7, p14
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the proposed carbon dioxide reduction rules released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 2014 for U.S. power plants. Topics covered include the importance of nuclear power as a viable and important generation source, the rapid growth of renewable energy like solar and wind power, and the effect of drought on how wind energy can help with climate change. It also discusses the role of plant-based biomass projects in reducing carbon dioxide emissions.


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