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The Power to Reduce CO2 Emissions: The Full Portfolio 2009 Technical Report

Sept. 30, 2009

Electric Power Research Institute

R. James


In 2007 EPRI released its first Prism and MERGE analyses, providing a technically and economically feasible roadmap for the electricity sector as it seeks to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The Prism analysis provided a comprehensive assessment of potential CO2 reductions in key technology areas of the electricity sector. The MERGE analysis identified the optimum economic technology portfolio in response to a given CO2 emissions constraint.

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