NewEnergyNews: ORIGINAL REPORTING: Colorado And Minnesota Impose Carbon Costs On Utility Planning

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The ideal time-of-use rate and why it matters
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The new demand response and the future of the power sector
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: New Energy – A Global Overview
  • QUICK NEWS, June 19: Things To Do About Climate Change; Why Customer Choice
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Study Shows Solar Is NOT Going Just To The Rich
  • QUICK NEWS, June 18: Buying A Home In A Time Of Climate Change; New Reasons To Buy New Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • Weekend Video: There Is No ‘New Ice Age’
  • Weekend Video: Talking Offshore Wind
  • Weekend Video: The Stuff Of Tomorrow’s New Energy
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Are Climate Change Denial And Racism Connected?
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Around The World, New Energy Is Booming
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-EVs To Boost India Power Delivery
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, June 21:

  • Climate Change Goes Downtown
  • New Energy Investors Aim For A Trillion Dollar Buy
  • New Energy Led U.S. New Power Online In 2017

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    ORIGINAL REPORTING: Colorado And Minnesota Impose Carbon Costs On Utility Planning

    Carbon calculus: More states are adding carbon costs to utility planning guidelines; Colorado and Minnesota were two states that added carbon costs to planning guidelines. Now others are following suit

    Herman K. Trabish, Aug. 31, 2017 (Utility Dive)

    Editor’s note: This is one key way states can fill the gap left by the White House in the climate fight. No new state initiatives have emerged.

    The Trump administration is abdicating Obama-era climate regulations, but a small — and growing — number of states are taking matters into their own hands by requiring that the cost of carbon be included in resource planning. The federal social cost of carbon, developed by the former Obama administration’s interagency working group composed of federal scientists and economists monetizes the net damages of carbon dioxide emissions, necessitating the cost to be expressed as a range of dollar values. Minnesota, New York, Illinois, and California have all moved forward with work on the cost of carbon. The federal government used the social cost of carbon in more than 150 proposed and final regulatory measures, according to according to energy and environmental policy think tank Resources for the Future (RFF).

    Support gained momentum when Colorado became the first state to impose a regulatory requirement that utilities use it in resource planning. But that momentum was lost when a presidential executive order disbanded the working group in March. The order also specified that the social cost of carbon is no longer governmental policy. Its rollbacks and guidance was a clear indication that the White House is disengaging from scientific evaluation of the benefits of emissions reductions. Not all utilities are following that lead. In Minnesota, Xcel Energy called for “bold action” on carbon reduction and said it “does not question” the science of climate change, the legitimacy of externality pricing, or even the properly used social cost of carbon… click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home