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  1. Job losses inevitable at Avon Lake NRG Energy power plant

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    Mon, 16 Feb 2015

    Gaier . “Assuming the gas addition goes forward, the plant will require fewer workers because many jobs in a coal - generation plant involve coal handling in one form or another,” he said. Although Gaier didn’t provide an exact number

  2. Wood Mackenzie: How economy may affect China’s energy demand

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    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    coal-fired generation will likely be muted by lower power demand, environmental policies and a rise in non- coal generation including hydro. Longer term, coal demand pace and patterns will be impacted by structural changes, with demand rising fastest from inland

  1. Regulators approve $1.2B Duke power generation purchase

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    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    Duke Energy Progress receives FERC approval for plans to purchase NCEMPA nuclear and coal generation assets

  2. The reliability, resilience of existing U.S. coal power fleet

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    Wed, 5 Nov 2014

    of the nation’s existing coal generation fleet and identified measures ..... emissions profiles of the existing coal generation fleet in the U.S. through application ..... done so during a period in which coal generation has increased substantially

  3. Duke to purchase NCEMPA nuclear, coal generation assets

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    Duke Energy Progress to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Agency's ownership in certain nuclear and coal generating assets representing approximately 700 MW of capacity.

  4. Comment period closes for EPA’s Clean Power Plan, industry groups have their say

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    generation resources and electricity costs in the ERCOT region and found that between 3,300 MW and 8,700 MW of coal generation capacity will likely retire, which could result in transmission reliability issues due to the loss of generation resources

  5. Natural gas fired power replacing coal in US

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    Council map. The institute found that from 2007 to 2013, natural gas generation displaced a large percentage of coal generation , but not nuclear or hydroelectric energy generation. Additionally, 80 percent of the reduction in coal-fired

  6. Natural gas to coal generation plans scrapped by NRG

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    Thu, 12 Apr 2012

    LG), a subsidiary of NRG Energy ( NYSE: NRG ) has scrapped plans to convert a natural gas-fired power plant to coal generation , reports The Advocate. Citing low and stable natural gas prices, Dave Knox, a spokesman for NRG disclosed the permit for the

  7. Coal News: Balancing South Africa's Energy Poverty, Climate Commitments

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    Thu, 11 Sep 2014

    technologies with fewer emissions come at a cost, they present a cheaper means of mitigating CO2 emissions. Advanced coal generation technology with CCS is more affordable than offshore wind, solar photovoltaic, and solar thermal technologies

  8. A coal-fueled strategy to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy imports

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    opportunity for reducing the EU’s dependence on Russian gas imports, for the following reasons: If the 21 GW of coal generation was brought back online, EU gas demand would decrease by 2–3 bcf/day. Despite the institutional barriers, this