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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  1. Setting the Benchmark: World’s Most Efficient Coal-Fired Power Plants

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    Fri, 10 Apr 2015

    fired units worldwide are based on less efficient, non-HELE technology. 1 Globally, the average efficiency of coal - fired generation is 33% HHV (higher heating value) basis or 35% LHV (lower heating value) basis. 3,A In a survey of countries

  2. 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

  3. AEP prepares to close 6 coal-fired plants in 4 states

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    Mon, 6 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

  4. Energy Markets: What is on the Cards for the Coal Industry in 2015?

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    Thu, 2 Apr 2015

    will also continue. In 2014 Eskom’s flagship coal projects, Medupi and Kusile (each to supply 4800 MW of coal - fired generation ), once again suffered delays in construction. Currently, Medupi is projected to be in commercial operation in

  5. NV Energy seeks RFPs for additional planning capacity in Nevada

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    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    for an additional 54-MW of company-owned planning capacity in Nevada, as the company retires 812-MW of coal - fired generation by 2019, to meet its Emissions Reduction and Capacity Replacement plan. The utility’s RFPs include: - Construction

  6. NV Energy seeks projects to replace retiring coal power

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    related to the company's Emissions Reduction and Capacity Replacement plan that is retiring 812 megawatts of coal - fired generation by 2019. The company is seeking proposals for: Construction of a 54-megawatt to 68-megawatt gas-fired

  7. 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

  8. New power generation mostly wind power, natural gas

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    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