Efficiency and the not-to-be-ignored gas-fired plant

May 6, 2010 By Elisa Wood Carbon dioxide emissions dropped significantly in the US in 2009. The economy played an obvious role; not so obvious was the influence of power generation and its increasing efficiency. CO2 emissions have been trending down for the last decade by about 0.9%.  But the 2009 drop was far more dramatic -- 7% -- the largest … [Read more...]