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  1. EIA: Natural gas, coal power expected to temporarily converge

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    Wed, 20 May 2015

    electricity generation fueled by natural gas in April and May will total just 3.5% less than the projected amount of coal - fired generation . This convergence has occurred only once before, in April 2012, when natural gas fueled just 1.5% less generation

  2. Xcel Energy says more time needed for Clean Power Plan targets

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    Mon, 18 May 2015

    coordinated plans to address shifts in generation and corresponding transmission reinforcements · The remaining coal - fired generation fleet may need to change operational dispatch from baseload to seasonal peaking, potentially eroding plant economics

  1. Xcel Energy says more time needed for Clean Power Plan targets

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    Wed, 13 May 2015

    coordinated plans to address shifts in generation and corresponding transmission reinforcements · The remaining coal - fired generation fleet may need to change operational dispatch from baseload to seasonal peaking, potentially eroding plant economics

  2. Pattern Development building Amazon Wind Farm Project in Indiana

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    Tue, 5 May 2015

    s estimate of average annual electricity consumption for a U.S. residential utility customer. Compared to coal - fired generation , the project will conserve enough water to meet the annual needs of 8,000 people, based on the U.S. Environmental

  3. EIA: Coal -fired generation alive and well in the coming decade

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    Fri, 17 Apr 2015

    Coal-fired power generation from existing plants will increase through 2025, this according to the Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015) report published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) this week.

  4. Rise in coal power recorded in UK

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    Mon, 27 Apr 2015

    A summary of the UK electricity market indicates Britain’s 1Q15 fuel mix was powered by a rise in coal - fired generation . Energy data analyst EnAppSys found that coal was the dominant source of power in the first three months of the

  5. Coal fired generation at Black Dog plant will end in 2015

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    Mon, 20 Oct 2014

    Energy (NYSE: XEL ) announced it has notified state regulators and its regional grid operator of plans to stop coal - fired generation at its Black Dog plant by 2015, according to a company statement. Xcel said the move was due to changing environmental

  6. Southwest Power Pool: EPA power plant regulation possible, but costly

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    Wed, 8 Apr 2015

    resource capital investment and energy production costs. SPP ’s analysis also indicates up to 13,900 MW of coal - fired generation beyond current transmission-planning assumptions could be at risk of retirement. SPP’s latest analysis of the plan’s impact on its footprint

  7. AEP set to close 6 coal-fired power plants in May

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    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    Carmen Prati-Miller, an AEP spokeswoman, said the company plans to retire more than 6,000 megawatts of coal - fired generation in seven states by the beginning of 2016. "Since the time we announced the retirements four years ago, we

  8. AEP points out issues as FERC responds to proposed Clean Power Plan

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    Tue, 28 Apr 2015

    ongoing and coming up, during January 2014 and the "polar vortex" high power demand period, most of the mostly coal - fired generation that AEP will be retiring in June 2015 as a result of the federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) was