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  1. National Grid forecasts make grim reading for coal-fired power

    Online Articles

    Thu, 10 Jul 2014

    gas plants can come online quickly enough during this decade’s second part to replace coal generation . The U.K. has shut 8.2 GW of coal generation since December 2012 because of European Union rules intended to curb carbon emissions

  2. Analysis demonstrates greater diversity in UK power market

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    Thu, 3 Jul 2014

    European competitions to provide capital cost contributions to developers of Carbon Capture technology – by which coal generation can reduce its carbon emissions to zero – should lead to a plateauing of the reduction in installed coal capacity

  1. EPA unveils carbon emissions rule for existing power plants (Video)

    Online Articles

    Mon, 2 Jun 2014

    supporting the viability of the proposed guidelines and CCS technologies, acknowledging a continuing need for a role for coal generation in the U.S. energy mix. Comment on the current proposal for existing plants will be accepted for 120 days after

  2. Irish government will accept submissions on nuclear power

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 May 2014

    Moneypoint will approach the end of its life by 2025, is there a role for coal in the future power generation mix? If coal generation does not continue at Moneypoint, what are the alternatives? Should options such as biomass or nuclear power be considered

  3. Projected CO2 emissions vary with coal, nuclear power plant retirements

    Online Articles

    Tue, 29 Apr 2014

    Accelerated Nuclear Retirements case increases 5% relative to the Reference case, which moderates the emissions impact. Coal generation does not differ significantly between the two cases. Like in the Accelerated Nuclear Retirements case, natural gas

  4. 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

  5. Study: Coal plants can be part of a cleaner energy system

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    Thu, 19 Dec 2013

    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

  6. Study: Coal plants can remain part of power system

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    Thu, 19 Dec 2013

    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

  7. U.S. to retire 8.5% of coal generation over the next five years

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    Tue, 31 Jul 2012

    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.

  8. Rising natural gas prices to increase use of coal, renewables in 2014

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    Tue, 11 Feb 2014

    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 .