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Clean Air Markets

Power Sector Modeling Platform v6 November 2018

March 21, 2019 — EPA is making available the latest power sector modeling platform, associated data assumptions, and file documentation.

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Documentation for v6 November 2018 Reference Case

To learn more about v6 November 2018 assumptions, updates and enhancements, see the link below.

NEEDS v6 November 2018 Reference Case

The National Electric Energy Data System or “NEEDS” database contains the generation unit records used to construct the "model" plants that represent existing and planned/committed units in EPA modeling applications of IPM. NEEDS includes basic geographic, operating, air emissions, and other data on these generating units.

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