Clean Power Plan to Shutter 4,000 MW of Texas Coal Output

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  • Power bills will surge, more blackouts possible , Ercot says
  • The plan requires a 32% emissions cut from 2005 levels by 2030

President Barack Obama’s plan to fight climate change will force at least 4,000 megawatts of coal-fired power in Texas offline, pushing energy prices higher and increasing the risk of blackouts, according to the state’s grid operator.

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