Power Plant Closures Due To Environmental Regulations To Take Toll On Towns | Fox News: "No lights will go dark. But the Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that 14.7 gigawatts -- enough power for more than 11 million households -- will be retired from the power grid in the 2014-15 period when the rules take effect. One rule curbs air pollution in states downwind from dirty power plants. Another sets first standards for mercury and other toxic pollutants from smokestacks."
Another milestone in the plan to take us back to a much lower standard of living.
See, for example: this article on the relationship between energy and prosperity.