Screening Emissions Control Measures

by Ben F. Hobbs, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, United States,
James S. Heslin, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, United States,
W. Huang, Case Western Reserve Univ, Cleveland, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Energy in the 90's

Abstract: Under the new Clean Air Act, electric utilities will be able to choose from a wider range of sulfur dioxide emissions control options than in the past. Among the newly available measures are emissions dispatching, energy conservation, retrofits of clean coal technologies, and trading of emissions allowances. This paper summarizes a method for comparing alternative measures and creating a comprehensive, cost-effective emissions control strategy, and an application of that method to the American Electric Power system.

Subject Headings: Emissions | Electric power | Sulfur | Electrical systems | Air quality | Energy measurement | Energy efficiency | Rehabilitation

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