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  1. Gas, solar, wind lead added power generation capacity first-half 2014

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    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    first six months of 2014. The only coal plants planned to come online in 2014 are the ..... reflecting the challenging conditions for coal plants caused by increased competition from ..... environmental regulations. The two coal plants that came online last year, the 937

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

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    Thu, 11 Sep 2014

    power plants emit significantly less CO2 than older, less efficient plants. If we raised the global average efficiency of coal plants from its current average of 33% up to 40% we could reduce global carbon emissions by more than two gigatonnes, equivalent

  1. Former Ontario coal-fired power plant now burning 100% biomass

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    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    use of coal at all generating stations. The Thunder Bay Generating Station also stopped burning coal in April 2014, while coal plants at the Lambton and Nanticoke generating stations are being placed in safe shutdown with the potential to be converted in the

  2. Ontario power plant converts from coal to biomass power

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    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

    and Resolute Forest Products Canada will each supply 45,000 tonnes of wood pellets annually. The closure of Ontario's coal plants comes as the province moves toward implementing a smarter electricity grid, increasing efficiencies within the electricity

  3. Gas-fired power dominated UK energy sector in Q2

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    weather to begin maintenance on several coal plants – triggering a fall in coal’s share ..... economically viable than the least efficient coal plants and at this point these newer gas plants began to displace some of the older coal plants . “If the overall decline in gas prices

  4. Duke Energy Progress' natural gas plant at Wilmington, N.C., enters service

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    Wed, 11 Dec 2013

    plant it replaces. The following figures are compared to coal plant operations in 2007: · Sulfur dioxide will be reduced by 99 percent ..... last 10 years to build several advanced natural gas and coal plants in North Carolina and Indiana. The new plants will allow

  5. Duke commissions newly converted Sutton gas-fired power plant

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    Fri, 13 Dec 2013

    plant it replaces. The following figures are compared to coal plant operations in 2007: Sulfur dioxide will be reduced by 99 percent Nitrogen ..... last 10 years to build several advanced natural gas and coal plants in North Carolina and Indiana. The new plants will allow

  6. Duke implodes smokestacks at Cape Fear coal power plant (Video)

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    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    The decommissioning team imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy's program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal plants in North Carolina.

  7. AE&E Group wins EUR25m coal plant upgrade deal in Bosnia-Herzegovina

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    Fri, 27 Nov 2009

    Austria's AE&E Group has secured an order for modernisation of the Unit 6 steam generator at Bosnia-Herzegovina's Kakanj coal fired power station, 50km north of Sarajevo.

  8. First of three new German coal plants come online

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    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    EnBW Energie, Germany’s third-largest electricity supplier, has started a new coal-fired plant. It will be the first of three new hard coal-fired power plants scheduled to be added to the country’s energy capacity this summer.