Columnists: John Moore

John Moore is a senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council.

10 Ways the Clean Power Plan Protects Electric Grid Reliability

EPA’s just-released Clean Power Plan final standards will cut carbon pollution from our nation’s power plants while protecting grid reliability. EPA’s standards give states the time and the flexibility to design customized plans for emissions reduction, such as increasing the use of wind, solar, and energy efficiency; making changes at existing power plants; and even   …Continue Reading

A Flexible Plan for Reliable Electric Service and Cleaner Air

Power plants are responsible for about 40 percent of our country’s carbon dioxide emissions that drive climate change. We can cut carbon pollution from these plants while keeping the lights on. America has a more than 40-year track record showing environmental progress and electrical reliability are compatible. There’s no reason to fear that will change   …Continue Reading

Power Prices Likely to be Lower this Winter

The federal government has confirmed what many consumers already know – their electricity costs rose in the first six months of this year compared to last year. But the report left unsaid what was the primary reason for the price spike: the Polar Vortex and an otherwise harsh winter, which caught utilities and grid planners   …Continue Reading