Green banks, clean-energy finance banks that operate as public-private financing institutions, are being touted as a life-line that will push the clean energy industry into maturity, according to OilPrice.com
Ten Northeast states already have their own greenhouse-gas emissions regime. It's one model for the federal plan.
There are no paddles or speed-talking auctioneers, and bidding in an auction takes only about 20 minutes.
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East Coast power plants will bid on CO2 permits Sept. 25.