McCarthy Open To CES But Eyeing ‘Other Options’ For Utility GHG Cuts

March 11, 2021
Biden domestic climate coordinator Gina McCarthy is declining to rule out a push for a power sector “clean energy standard” (CES), but she is also acknowledging potential Capitol Hill roadblocks to moving the measure and stating the administration is eying other options for steep power sector greenhouse gas emissions cuts. In wide-ranging remarks to the American Council on Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) policy forum March 11, McCarthy is also pledging that the U.S. will make an ambitious domestic 2030 emission reduction...

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