19 Oct '15, 5pm

The main Texas grid operator sees solar and wind helping fill generation gap as coal plants close through 2030.

The main Texas grid operator sees solar and wind helping fill generation gap as coal plants close through 2030.

The US government’s Clean Power Plan curbing CO2 emissions could force closure of at least six or seven large coal-fired generation plants within the main Texas power grid, where as much as 23GW of new solar and wind capacity may be needed through 2030 to help replace lost capacity and meet future demand growth, according to a new analysis.

Full article: http://www.rechargenews.com/solar/1414433/ercot-sees-texa...

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