The Clean Power Plan presents the states with a complex set of choices to reduce CO2 emissions from their electricity sectors. States must decide what form of target to adopt, the role of market-based emission credits or allowances, and the desired range of interstate trading opportunities.
States making these choices will try to satisfy multiple objectives and respond to a broad range of stakeholder opinion on the best path forward. This paper introduces some of the tradeoffs and analyses that states and stakeholders should consider in selecting an implementation and compliance system to attain the ambitious goals of the Clean Power Plan.
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