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Co-directors of the Scott Institute’s Power Sector Carbon Index, Costa Samaras and Inês Azevedo discuss cleaner power for the U.S. in Forbes

Morning fog from the Muskingum River wafts near the old coal plant, since demolished, near Beverly, Ohio
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May 11 2020

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Costa Samaras at Carnegie Mellon University and Inês Azevedo at Stanford University are quoted in Forbes article by Jeff McMahon regarding the Power Sector Carbon Index, which track the CO2 emissions of the U.S. power sector. The Power Sector Carbon Index shows that  carbon intensity of the U.S. power sector reached a new low in 2019, more than a third below its 2005 level.