Grassroots

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Grassroots

  1. 1. Central Electric Power Cooperative 11 2013 Generation to Serve Member Load (incl. fixed and variable costs)
  2. 2. Central Electric Power Cooperative 0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 Hydro Purchased Coal Wind Gas 2013 Resource Costs $30.60/MWh $55.48/MWh $23.24/MWh $64.99/MWh $13.12/MWh
  3. 3. Central Electric Power Cooperative THE ANNUAL COST* OF EPA REGULATIONS  MATS- $11.9 BILLION  CASPR/CAIR- $18 BILLION  BOILER MACT- $2.7 BILLION  COAL ASH- $7.6 BILLION  316B- Water Intake $8 BILLION  EFFLUENTS- $1 BILLION  OZONE/NAAQS- $90 BILLION  $140 BILLION per YEAR *Source: Power Magazine January 2014
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  5. 5. Central Electric Power Cooperative Climate Change Reality or Religion?
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  7. 7. Central Electric Power Cooperative Global Temperature & CO2
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  9. 9. Central Electric Power Cooperative Global Annual CO2 Emissions 2011  In 2011, USA = 16%  1/3 from electric power generation  That’s about 5% of Global CO2 emissions from US Power Plants  In 12 years, once China and India double their emissions, the US power sector will be less than 1% of Global emissions and will be virtually irrevelant!! http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/apr/21/countries-responsible-climate-change?intcmp=122 http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/07/whos-most-to-blame-for-global-warming/
  10. 10. Central Electric Power Cooperative The Cost to Reduce U.S. Electric Sector CO2 Depending…….The devil is in the details But some estimates predict electricity rates could as much as DOUBLE With almost zero influence on global CO2 levels

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