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revised its projection up from an earlier forecast of 46 percent. AEP Spokesperson Tammy Ridout said in addition to coal generation not dropping as much as predicted originally, natural gas usage will also decrease compared to older projections
With the average water consumption rates of the three technologies, gas generation used 531 million mÂ³ of water, coal generation used 1.5 billion mÂ³ of water and nuclear generation 2.4 billion mÂ³ in 2011. That is equivalent to the average
and Hawkins Delafield & Woods LLP to act as legal advisers. Upon completion, GRDA will increase its natural gas generation from 25 percent to 45 percent, while reducing reliance on coal generation from 45 percent to 17 percent.
A new study shows that coal generation plants can be modified to fit within the new power sector and be a part of a cleaner energy system. The report summarizes the
provide only baseload power generation , remains a critical component in most power systems, and a new study shows that coal generation plants can be modified to fit within the new power sector and be a part of a cleaner energy system. The report summarizes
2 percent in 2014, followed possibly by a small decline in 2015. The increase in emissions is due to a rise in coal generation between 2013 and 2014 due to higher natural gas prices. To read the full outlook, click here .
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
Commission approved Georgia Power’s plan to retire 15 coal- and oil-fired power plants, or 20 percent of its coal generation , and add 525 MW of solar power to the state by 2016. One of the commissioners proposed the solar developments as
Through a recent survey of plant owners and operators, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that almost 27 GW of capacity from 175 coal-fired generators will be retired between 2012 and 2016.
Constellation struck an electric power supply agreement with the city of Chicago that will be transmitted from non- coal generation facilities. New rates secured under the 25-month agreement will deliver a 2 percent discount from the city’s