EPA Clean Power Plan Webinars

Clean Power Plan Informational Webinars

As EPA works with states, utilities, and other stakeholders to implement the Clean Power Plan, we received requests for information on several subjects. To help states as they consider state plan options and approaches, EPA hosted webinars on the following topics: 
 

Past Clean Power Plan Informational Webinars

On January 28, 2016, EPA hosted a webinar to explain how renewable energy was used in the Best System of Emission Reduction, and how states can use renewable energy to reduce emissions as part of a state plan.

EPA Webinar on Renewable Energy and the Clean Power Plan
Date:  Thursday, January 28, 2016
Time:  2:00-3:30 PM EST
Presentation: Renewable Energy in the Clean Power Plan


On January 14, 2016, EPA hosted a webinar to discuss how energy efficiency can be used as a compliance measure in the Clean Power Plan, and what the rule says about EM&V.

EPA Webinar on Energy Efficiency and EM&V

Date:  Thursday, January 14, 2016
Time:  2:00-3:30 PM EST
Presentation: Energy Efficiency and Evaluation, Measurement and Verification in State Plans


On January 11, 2016, EPA provided a basic overview of emissions trading, an explanation of common terms (including budgets, set-asides, etc.), a general description of how mass-based and rate-based trading works, and a discussion of tools and resources. Additional training webinars may be added if there is interest.  Recording coming soon.

EPA Webinar on Emissions Trading 101
Date:  Monday, January 11, 2016
Time:  2:00-3:30 PM EST
Presentation: Emissions Trading 101: Introductory Concepts of Mass- and Rate-based Emission Trading Programs


On July 16, 2015, EPA provided an overview of the national landscape for energy efficiency programming. Participants had the opportunity to ask questions specific to their state or region. The webinar also highlighted examples of successful energy efficiency programs and discuss national support infrastructure available through the ENERGY STAR program. More than 700 utilities and other efficiency programs servicing 85% of U.S. households use ENERGY STAR in their local programs.

EPA Webinar on Tapping into Energy Efficiency Programming at the State or Local Level
Date:  Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time:  12:30-2:00 PM EDT


On April 2, 2015, EPA invited communities to participate in a webinar that provided an overview of the Clean Air Act, with a specific focus on section 111(d) and the state plan structure under section 111(d).

EPA Webinar on Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act: Overview of the State Plan Structure
Date:  Thursday, April 2, 2015
Time:  2:00-3:00 PM EDT
Presentation: EPA Webinar on Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act: Overview of the State Plan Structure


On February 24, 2015, EPA provided an update to states, tribes, and territories on information about implementing the Clean Power Plan. The webinar offered states, tribes, and territories an early look at EPA’s preliminary thinking on tools it plans to develop to assist states, tribes, and territories with implementing the Clean Power Plan. During the webinar, EPA collected questions and suggestions from participants regarding its implementation update and preliminary list of implementation tools.

EPA Webinar on Clean Power Plan: Implementation Update
Date:  Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time:  2:00-3:00 PM EST
Presentation: Clean Power Plan Implementation Update
Recording:

(MP3, 54.6MB)


EPA hosted two webinars on November 5, 2014: one webinar describing the Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule Notice of Data Availability, and the other describing the Clean Power Plan Supplemental Proposal to address carbon pollution from affected power plants in Indian Country and U.S. territories. These webinars are designed for technical staff from Tribes, states, local governments and territories and offer a detailed presentation about the respective actions.

Webinar for Tribes, States, Local Governments, and Territories on the Clean Power Plan Notice of Data Availability
Date:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Time:  1:00-2:00 PM EST
Presentation: Clean Power Plan Notice of Data Availability Presentation
Recording:

 (MP3, 23.2MB)

Webinar for Tribes, States, Local Governments, and Territories on the Clean Power Plan Supplemental Proposal
Date:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Time:  3:30-4:30 PM EST
Presentation: Clean Power Plan Supplemental Proposal Presentation
Recording:

 (MP3, 33.9MB)


EPA also hosted a series of three online webinars to provide states, tribes and local air and energy agencies with more detailed information on the Proposed Clean Power Plan:

Building State Goals
Date:  Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Time:  2:30 – 4:30 PM EDT
Presentation: State Goals Overview Presentation
Recording: Part I - Building the State Goals – June 25, 2014

Meeting State Goals
Date:  Thursday, June 26, 2014
Time:  3:00 – 4:30 PM EDT
Presentation: Meeting State Goals Overview Presentation
Recording: Part II - Meeting the State Goals – June 26, 2014

Implementation
Date:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Time:  3:00 – 4:30 PM EDT
Presentation: Emission Guidelines – State Plan Implementation Overview Presentation
Recording: Part III – Implementation – July 1, 2014

For more information about the proposed Clean Power Plan, please visit: www2.epa.gov/carbon-pollution-standards