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EU close to reaching emission-cutting goals

Oct 30, 2014

That goal is to reduce emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases by 20 percent compared to 1990 levels.

RWE connects solar farm to U.K. power grid

Oct 30, 2014

The solar park has been constructed and commissioned by global downstream company Conergy 

Guam to build $589M power plant to meet regs

Oct 30, 2014

The Guam Power Authority is planning to build a $589 million power generator from scratch.

European utilities dominate renewable energy world rankings

Oct 30, 2014

Six of the top ten greenest utilities in the world are European, according to new rankings compiled by Energy Intelligence.

Denmark plans independence from coal by 2025

Oct 30, 2014

Danish Climate and Energy minister Rasmus Helveg Petersen says his department is considering the prospect of completely removing coal from its energy mix within a decade.

Coal News: Costs rise by another $496MM at Kemper plant

Oct 29, 2014

Southern Co. has said it will cost at least another $496 million to finish the coal fueled Kemper IGCC power plant project

Murray adds 100M tons to Illinois' coal holdings

Oct 29, 2014 ST. LOUIS (AP) - A leading U.S. coal company is adding roughly 100 million more tons of reserves and other resources to its southern Illinois portfolio, broadening its operations months after decry...

Power4Georgians gets 18-month extension on coal plant air permit

Oct 29, 2014

The extension will give Power4Georgians time to determine if or how Plant Washington will be affected by that CO2 rule

Utilities open new gas-fired plant in Cheyenne

Oct 29, 2014

Although Wyoming is the nation's leading coal-producing state, officials say federal regulations now make it effectively impossible to open a new coal-fired plant anywhere in the country 

Power4Georgians gets 18-month extension on coal plant air permit

Oct 29, 2014 The Georgia Environmental Protection Division on Oct. 15 granted Power4Georgians LLC a break on an 850-MW, coal-fired power project, allowing the company an extra 18 months, until April 14, 2016, t...