Electric customers likely to pay more because of Obama emissions cap
Natural gas producers, nuclear generators, wind farm operators, solar panel makers and efficiency technology companies may all come out winners in the Obama Administration's plan, announced Monday, to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030.
Coal stands to be a big loser. Last year 78 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from the electric power sector came from coal.
Electric customers will likely pay higher prices for power, though efficiency measures could reduce the impact of higher prices.
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