EPA’s Clean Power Plan: States’ Tools for Reducing Costs and Increasing Benefits to Customers

This report evaluates the impact of the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan on power plant owners, electricity customers, and other power market participants. It aims to help states prepare State Implementation Plans that will minimize compliance costs and offer economic benefits to consumers. Its analysis concludes that near-term modest costs to consumers will be outweighted by long-term benefits in public health and the state economy.