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  1. Japan aims for $4B annual investment in coal power overseas

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    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    consortium for a $1.1 billion coal power project in Chile. Domestically, Japan has also bolstered its reliance on coal - fired generation . Following the earthquake and tsunami prompted meltdown at the Fukishima nuclear complex in 2011 and the subsequent

  2. Drax wins court appeal over biomass conversion decision

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    Tue, 15 Jul 2014

    an incentive scheme. Drax had seen the units excluded from a £1.3bn investment to fund conversion of its coal - fired generation units to biomass . DECC had reversed a decision to provisionally accept two of Drax ’s six power generating units

  1. New EPA rule won't affect power plants

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    He predicted Kentucky would have no coal-fired power plants left by 2050. "We won't be able to have the coal fired generation we've had in the past and it will essentially drop off until the year 2050 we are going to be all gas, given

  2. EIA finds power sector emissions sensitive to policy changes, gas supply

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    Wed, 11 Jun 2014

    less consumption of coal in favor of natural gas, which emits about 40 percent as much CO2 per kWh as typical coal - fired generation when used in a combined-cycle plant, as well as increases in other low- or zero-carbon power generating

  3. Energy News: Policy Developments That Will Shape the Coal Industry

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    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    and fuels toward incremental energy supply in South Africa. The current draft of the plan prescribes additional coal - fired generation capacity of 2450 MW, in comparison to 11,230 MW from gas and 13,070 MW from solar energy, indicating a desire

  4. Duke Energy natural gas-fired power plant may cost 18% less than planned

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    Wed, 11 Jun 2014

    plant that had retired after 59 years of operation. The utility said it plans to retire nearly 6,300-MW of coal - fired generation , or 25 percent of its coal fleet. Subscribe to Power Engineering magazine

  5. Coal poised to retain majority of U.S. power market share

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    Fri, 20 Jun 2014

    2013-2014 increased 17 percent from winter 2012-2013 to 74.1 million short tons per month. Similarly, coal - fired generation accounted for an estimated 44 percent of the total U.S. power stack, compared to 41 percent during the previous

  6. New coal -fired generation to top 112 GW globally

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    Fri, 30 Aug 2013

    Forecast,” also says countries under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will build 500 MW of new coal - fired generation . In total, 112,099 MW of new capacity is expected to come online next year. East Asia has the most with 60

  7. Xcel Energy proposes low-cost plan to address coal -fired generation emissions in Colorado

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    Mon, 16 Aug 2010

    cost option to significantly reduce Colorado coal - fired generation emissions, through a combination of retiring, repowering ..... Arapahoe unit four; and • Retrofits about 950 MW of coal - fired generation at the Pawnee (505 MW) and Hayden (446 MW

  8. Special Report: Executive Roundtable on Coal -Fired Generation

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    Tue, 1 Sep 2009

    Six executives discuss the current status of the coal - fired generation sector and look ahead. The sun rises at Xcel Energy ..... issues affecting current and future prospects of coal - fired generation . The executives are Tim Curran, head of Alstom