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  1. Coal-fired power tops share of UK winter power generation

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Apr 2015

    Britain’s electricity was provided by the coal-fired power sector over the last six months, despite the loss of 5 GW of coal plants over the last two years. In the October 2014 to end of March 2015 period, coal provided 33 per cent of total power generation

  2. Protests against levy on German coal plants

    Online Articles

    Mon, 27 Apr 2015

    Thousands of coal-fired power plant workers and miners marched in Berlin at the weekend in protest against a proposed government levy to be imposed on the facilities.

  1. AEP points out issues as FERC responds to proposed Clean Power Plan

    Online Articles

    Tue, 28 Apr 2015

    To assume that gas-fired plants can seamlessly replace coal plants in the nation’s generation portfolio ignores a serious reliability ..... plants more efficient (6 percent heat rate improvement for coal plants ); •Using low-emitting power sources more (increasing

  2. Duke Energy to build lined coal ash landfills at closed power plants

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Apr 2015

    management of ash for the future at these sites. The Dan River Steam Station , which was retired in 2012, is one of four coal plants identified as high priority under the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014. Under the law, all ash in basins at the plant site

  3. Shifts in power generation spur net job growth, but coal jobs decline

    Online Articles

    Thu, 23 Apr 2015

    heavily on the coal industry to cope with changing energy trends may be to transition to clean coal technology, which reduces coal plants ’ negative environmental impacts. Pratson and Haerer published their study in the peer-reviewed journal Energy Policy

  4. AEP points out various issues as FERC responds to proposed Clean Power Plan

    Online Articles

    Mon, 27 Apr 2015

    To assume that gas-fired plants can seamlessly replace coal plants in the nation’s generation portfolio ignores a serious reliability ..... power plants more efficient (6% heat rate improvement for coal plants ); •Using low-emitting power sources more (increasing

  5. Rise in coal power recorded in UK

    Online Articles

    Mon, 27 Apr 2015

    greater pressure in the future, but in the first three months of this year, coal prices were sufficiently low enough to allow coal plants to generate power whenever they were available.” He continued: “The sharp rise in nuclear generation was not that surprising

  6. Analyst: ‘Draconian’ MATS regulations now in effect

    Online Articles

    Wed, 22 Apr 2015

    in the case on March 25, and will likely render its decision by the end of June 2015. Even if EPA were to withdraw MATS, coal plants would still be required to comply with EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which limits power plant emissions

  7. FirstEnergy coal power plants deactivated before MATS deadline

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Apr 2015

    MWs of coal-fired capacity in PJM will be deactivated soon. For example, American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has several coal plants in the region that it plans to shut by June 1 of this year, also largely due to MATS.

  8. Six coal units in PJM deactivated between April 1 and April 16

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Apr 2015

    of coal-fired capacity in PJM will be deactivated soon. For example, American Electric Power ( NYSE: AEP ) has several coal plants in the region that it plans to shut by June 1 of this year, also largely due to MATS. This article was republished with