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  1. TVA to retire coal fired Allen Fossil Plant, replace with gas plant

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    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility. TVA 's board made the vote at a Thursday meeting in Knoxville. TVA committed to install emission controls or retire Allen's coal

  2. Dynegy to buy over $6B in power generation assets from Duke, ECP

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    Fri, 22 Aug 2014

      (AP) - Dynegy (NYSE: DYN ) plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK )and Energy Capital Partners . Shares of the Houston power producer soared Friday before markets opened and after it announced the deals. The company

  1. Turkey’s coal resource a potential economic boon – IEA report

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    Thu, 21 Aug 2014

    A report on the Turkish power sector has found that Turkey can significantly reduce its energy import bill by focusing its efforts on utilising its coal resources.

  2. Energy news: Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    Energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based. 

  3. Luminant CEO says EPA air plan could cost Texas big

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    The economic impact on Texas coal units from the re-dispatch from coal to gas is right in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s own modeling for the agency’s Clean Power Plan

  4. Luminant CEO says EPA air plan would cost Texas big

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    The economic impact on Texas coal units from the re-dispatch from coal to gas is right in EPA's own modeling for the agency's Clean Power Plan, which would result in 72 million megawatt-hours of reduced output by the Texas coal fleet by 2020.

  5. Gas power drives Q2 UK generation

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    Coal power plant outages and falling gas prices triggered a surge in gas-fired power generation in the second quarter of the year.

  6. US 2014 natural gas output up 5.3% from last year’s record

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    The US Energy Information Administration has raised its estimate for US natural gas production in 2014 to 5.3% over 2013's record high levels, Reuters says.

  7. Bangladesh to develop first coal-fired plant

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    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    In what commentators have labelled the nation’s most expensive power project to date, Bangladesh’s government has approved the construction of a coal-fired power plant in the Maheshkhali district near the Bay of Bengal.

  8. Giant hydroelectric project tallies with World Bank’s mission

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    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    Meike van Ginneken, the World Bank Group's Energy Practice Manager for Central & West Africa, explains why the bank is supporting what will be the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant when completed.