Amid concerns regarding the impact on reliability of EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan (“CPP”), FERC scheduled a series of technical conferences to discuss the impacts of state, regional and/or federal plans for compliance with EPA’s proposed rule. Such plans could affect electric reliability, wholesale electric markets and operations, and energy infrastructure. FERC recently held the
New gas-fired and renewable generators stress natural gas infrastructure; more gas storage may be the answer.
By Inside Energy on
Posted in Batteries & Battery Recycling, Oil & Gas Policy
Half of the new electricity generation plants added in 2013 are fired by natural gas and almost 30% of new generation is powered by solar and wind energy, according to an April 8 report from the Energy Information Administration. This combination is likely to mean even more demands on the already-strained natural gas delivery infrastructure.…