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  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. 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

  1. Gas powers UK electricity generation in Q3

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    Thu, 27 Nov 2014

    overall power mix, from 26 per cent in the second quarter to 22 per cent. However, towards the end of the quarter coal generation picked up again as some units came back online and colder weather triggered a rise in gas prices, which made gas plants

  2. UK coal under fire as report says targets will not be met

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    Mon, 10 Nov 2014

    sector, which also faces a huge challenge from the rise of gas. He writes: “The key challenge for the future of coal generation is this: how can the industry fund the acceleration of new [carbon abatement] technologies in a timescale that

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. Western power grid can handle 7 GW of coal power retirements

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    also serves parts of Western Canada). The preliminary study results suggest that removing 7,000 MW of additional coal generation would have minimal impact on system frequency response. “The minimal change in frequency response is not surprising

  6. Preliminary study says West can withstand 7,000 MW of coal retirements

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    also serves parts of Western Canada). The preliminary study results suggest that removing 7,000 MW of additional coal generation would have minimal impact on system frequency response. “The minimal change in frequency response is not surprising

  7. Emission mandate forces DTE Energy to discuss coal to gas conversions

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    Tue, 4 Nov 2014

    said. "This will probably set the timeline for that. If the rules stay as they've been proposed, most of our coal generation , other than the Monroe power plant and maybe Belle River, will be gone in that timeline." The EPA regulations

  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