Near-term implications of a ban on new coal-fired power plants in the United States.

@article{Newcomer2009NeartermIO,
  title={Near-term implications of a ban on new coal-fired power plants in the United States.},
  author={Adam Newcomer and Jay Apt},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 11},
  pages={3995-4001}
}
Large numbers of proposed new coal power generators in the United States have been canceled, and some states have prohibited new coal power generators. We examine the effects on the U.S. electric power system of banning the construction of coal-fired electricity generators, which has been proposed as a means to reduce U.S. CO2 emissions. The model simulates load growth, resource planning, and economic dispatch of the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (ISO), Inc., Electric… CONTINUE READING

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