E&E News: "PA Coal Plants Keep Closing. Does the State Need Carbon Trading?"

An article about Pennsylvania's changing electricity landscape cites a report authored by scholars at RFF and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania.

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June 9, 2023

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In the last 20 years, more than 60 coal-fired generating units in Pennsylvania have closed, according to the report from the Kleinman Center’s Pachon and Resources for the Future, a nonprofit think tank that focuses on environmental policy. A single power plant can have multiple units. As a result of fossil fuel retirements, Pennsylvania’s power plant emissions have declined.

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