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Economic analysis of reductions in power plant construction in Michigan

Michigan. Public Service Commission. Office of Policy. Planning and Economic Research Section.

Economic analysis of reductions in power plant construction in Michigan

by Michigan. Public Service Commission. Office of Policy. Planning and Economic Research Section.

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Published by State of Michigan, Dept. of Commerce in Lansing .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan,
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Electric utilities -- Michigan.,
    • Electric power-plants -- Michigan.,
    • Michigan -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Planning and Economic Research Section, Office of Policy, Michigan Public Service Commission ; Robert P. Benko, director of Planning and Economic Research and Dennis W. Schwartz, economic analyst.
      SeriesPER report ; no. 1, M.P.S.C. staff study ; 1974-1, M.P.S.C. staff study ;, 1974-1.
      ContributionsBenko, Robert P., Schwartz, Dennis W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9685.U6 M4656
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 91 p. :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5019751M
      LC Control Number76623918

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The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan mandating reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants would likely lead to a net increase of roughlyjobs inwith jobs added falling to roug in   The new power plant represents a $1 billion investment in Michigan and helps move our state forward in a variety of ways.

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Ozar P.E. Assistant Director, Electric Reliability Division Michigan Public Service Commission. Furthermore, by the mids, as the costs of clean energy technologies continue to fall, the costs to build a new CEP are likely to undercut just the costs to operate a gas-fired power plant (dashed orange line).

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1 sector. coal power plants with biomass co-firing are quantified using a model based on Argonne National Laboratory’s GREET model. The potential for negative emissions by adding a carbon capture and sequestration unit to the power plant is also analyzed.

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Examples include solar, wind, biomass, The two program types create implications for economic modeling and analysis. Additionally, measures to mitigate climate change such as a carbon tax or carbon emissions trading, would favor the economics of nuclear power over fossil fuel power.

Nuclear power construction costs have varied significantly across the world and in time. Large and rapid increases in cost occurred during the s, especially in the United States. On the one hand, the rapid switch from coal to natural gas in scores of power plants has been a principal driver of state-level decoupling and emissions reductions.

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