Rising gas prices yield higher coal generation in RGGI region, as Q2 emissions ramp up

Published 17:17 on July 26, 2021  /  Last updated at 17:17 on July 26, 2021  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Higher natural gas prices are bringing coal-fired units online in the Northeast US RGGI cap-and-trade programme, while preliminary emissions data shows significant increases year-on-year over the second quarter as consumer behaviour returned to pre-pandemic levels.

Higher natural gas prices are bringing coal-fired units online in the Northeast US RGGI cap-and-trade programme, while preliminary emissions data shows significant increases year-on-year over the second quarter as consumer behaviour returned to pre-pandemic levels.

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