Peak Electricity and the Clean Power Plan

The Electricity Journal 28(4): 18–27 (2015) (with Michael Wara and Rachel Teitelbaum)

Key elements of EPA's Clean Power Plan rely on forecasted electricity sales from the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS), but NEMS has consistently over-projected electricity sales. An analysis of the model's bias as applied by EPA raises concerns about the stringency of the proposed emissions targets.

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