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  1. New power generation mostly wind power, natural gas

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    in 2015, 81 percent of which (12.9 GW) is coal - fired generation . The addition of more natural gas, solar, and wind generating ..... Generator retirements are heavily composed of coal - fired generation , with nearly 13 GW expected to be retired in 2015

  2. Alberta’s largest natural gas-fired facility reaches operations

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    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    operational. The facility will provide electricity to Alberta's grid as the province transitions away from aging coal - fired generation facilities. First announced by ENMAX in 2007, the project became a joint venture when Capital Power agreed to

  1. TVA plan outlines intent to shut more coal capacity in next couple of years

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Mar 2015

    20 year study period; Changing environmental standards for CO2 will drive retire/control decisions on some coal - fired generation in the mid-2020s; Solar resources begin appearing in the resource plans in the mid 2020s; wind resources appear

  2. Alberta's largest natural gas-fueled power facility now operational

    Online Articles

    Fri, 13 Mar 2015

    facility is the largest of its kind in the province and an important step in Alberta's transition away from aging coal - fired generation facilities. "We delivered Shepard as planned without a lost-time injury in the more than 4.3 million hours

  3. EIA: Scheduled 2015 capacity additions mostly wind, natural gas

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    retire in 2015, 81% of which (12.9 GW) is coal - fired generation . The addition of more natural gas, solar, and wind ..... Generator retirements are heavily composed of coal - fired generation , with nearly 13 GW expected to be retired in 2015

  4. TVA plans to shut more coal fired power capacity

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    year study period; · Changing environmental standards for CO2 will drive retire/control decisions on some coal - fired generation in the mid-2020s; · Solar resources begin appearing in the resource plans in the mid 2020s; wind resources

  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. McCarthy says Clean Power Plan is needed — GOP leaders slam it

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    costs to ratepayers. There is also the proposed New Source Performance Standards that effectively outlaw new coal - fired generation . There is the very expensive 'Utility MACT' rule that is already contributing to power plant shutdowns, as

  7. BRIC stationary gas engine markets – China to lead the pack

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    developments in densely populated urban areas. Driven predominantly by a need to improve air quality and move away from coal - fired generation , these ‘distributed energy systems’ are seen as a key part of China’s future, and part of a bigger move

  8. EIA: Japan plans to restart some nuclear power plants in 2015

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Feb 2015

    Meanwhile, almost 4 gigawatts (GW) of additional coal capacity came online in 2013, increasing the share of coal - fired generation . Japanese utilities have proposed building several additional natural gas- and coal-fired power plants to