RGGI emissions accelerate in Q1 2021 on coal plant resumptions

Published 23:36 on April 30, 2021  /  Last updated at 02:12 on May 1, 2021  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

CO2 output under the US Northeast and Mid-Atlantic RGGI cap-and-trade programme rose by 17% during the first quarter of 2021 even when excluding new member Virginia, as the return of several coal plants to the grid boosted emissions, according to data updated Friday.

CO2 output under the US Northeast and Mid-Atlantic RGGI cap-and-trade programme rose by 17% during the first quarter of 2021 even when excluding new member Virginia, as the return of several coal plants to the grid boosted emissions, according to data updated Friday.

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