Category: Generation

EPA Admits Emissions Rules Disrupt Market

EPA agrees with GenOn: court should avoid market disruptions Washington (Platts) The US Environmental Protection Agency says it agrees with a request by coal-fired utilities that a federal court should avoid disrupting the markets for emissions allowances and electricity when…

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Auction

US RGGI auction likely to clear at price floor: analyst Washington (Platts) A quarterly auction of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative carbon dioxide allowances scheduled for Wednesday will likely sell at the reserve price of $1.89/st, an analyst with Environment Northeast…

Overpriced California Solar Project?

Calif. Consumer Advocate Division Decries CPUC Approval of “Overpriced” CSP Project POWERnews The California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC’s) approval on Thursday of Abengoa Solar’s 250-MW Mojave Solar concentrating solar power (CSP) parabolic trough facility in San Bernardino County—the second “overpriced…