Bloomberg: "EIA Grid Emissions Tools Aids Big Consumers' Carbon-Cutting Goals"

This piece quotes RFF Senior Fellow Karen Palmer and cites a 2022 report she coauthored about EIA's options in publishing emissions data.

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May 1, 2023

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Insights from the data are still being digested by researchers, said Karen Palmer, senior fellow with Resources for the Future and director of its Electric Power Program. Palmer wrote a report last year with recommendations for EIA, and the agency’s approach was in line with them, she said.

“When rates are more variable across hours, there are bigger potential emissions reductions from shifting consumption across hours,” Palmer said.

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