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  1. 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

  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

  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. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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