NEWS: Rocky Mountain Power’s parent company wants to reduce carbon by 98% by 2050, but environmentalists say it’s not enough

By Salt Lake Tribune
Jordan Miller
September 2, 2021

The Berkshire-Hathaway-owned energy company PacifiCorp announced its 2021 integrated resource plan on Wednesday but environmental groups say the plan fails to meet the recommendation of global scientists to transition away from fossil fuels.

PacifiCorp, the parent company of Rocky Mountain Power, which provides energy to a majority of Utah, states the plan offers a “vision for the west between now and 2040,” while charting a “path to achieve reduced greenhouse gas emissions by investing in more renewable resources.”

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