EPRI Warns Net-Zero Target Without CCS Would Drive Up Power Prices

June 23, 2021
The industry-funded Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) is arguing a net-zero emissions target for the sector that excludes carbon capture and storage (CCS) would hike costs for both energy producers and consumers, an assertion that could boost Hill efforts to promote the technology despite criticism from some environmentalists. “Restricting technology options (particularly CCS) significantly increases cost of electric sector decarbonization relative to net-zero formulation,” as well as for economy-wide emission reduction goals, says a June 23 slide presentation by Geoff...

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