NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, August 3: CPP FACT SHEET; WILL CPP COST? – CO-OP UTILITIES; CPP MOST SIGNIFICANT PRESIDENTIAL ACTION ON CLIMATE – SIERRA CLUB

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  • Netherlands Building Solar On The Sea
  • Norway’s Floating Wind Gets 65% Capacity Factor

    Monday, August 03, 2015

    QUICK NEWS, August 3: CPP FACT SHEET; WILL CPP COST? – CO-OP UTILITIES; CPP MOST SIGNIFICANT PRESIDENTIAL ACTION ON CLIMATE – SIERRA CLUB

    CLEAN POWER PLAN WHITE HOUSE FACT SHEET …The Clean Power Plan is a Landmark Action to Protect Public Health, Reduce Energy Bills for Households and Businesses, Create American Jobs, and Bring Clean Power to Communities across the Country

    August 3, 2015 (The White House)

    “…We have a moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged. The effects of climate change are already being felt across the nation [according to President Obama]…The final Clean Power Plan sets flexible and achievable standards to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030…[It provides] significant public health benefits…[creates] tens of thousands of jobs while ensuring grid reliability…[drives] more aggressive investment in clean energy technologies…[saves] the average American family nearly $85 on their annual energy bill in 2030…[gives] a head start to wind and solar deployment and [prioritizes] the deployment of energy efficiency improvements…[and continues] American leadership on climate change…” click here for more

    WILL CPP COST? – COOPERATIVE UTILITIES

    EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Regulations Fail to Consider the Economic Impact on Americans

    "…Any increase in the cost of electricity most dramatically impacts those who can least afford it, and the fallout from the EPA's rule will cascade across the nation for years to come [according to the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)]…While we appreciate the efforts intended to help offset the financial burden of rising electricity prices and jobs…the final rule still appears to reflect the fundamental flaws of the original proposal. It exceeds the EPA’s legal authority under the Clean Air Act, and it will raise electricity rates…while challenging the reliability of the grid…” click here for more

    CPP MOST SIGNIFICANT PRESIDENTIAL ACTION ON CLIMATE – SIERRA CLUB Sierra Club Statement On The Clean Power Plan

    August 3, 2015 (Sierra Club)

    “The Clean Power Plan is the most significant single action any President has ever taken to tackle the most serious threat to the health of our families: the climate crisis…Today marks the end of an era for dirty power plants that have spewed dangerous pollution into our air without limits for too long. It signifies a new era of growth for affordable and safe clean energy sources that don’t fuel climate disruption and sicken our communities…The Clean Power Plan is an opportunity for workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses to prosper…Public officials around the country have a choice. They can support new jobs, cleaner air, healthier families, and the vast majority of the American people - or they can stand with fossil fuel executives who will say and do anything to maintain the dangerous status quo…” click here for more

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