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  1. EPA blames rise in 2013 carbon dioxide emissions on coal plants

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    EPA has just released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing GHG trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities

  2. A coal-fueled strategy to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy imports

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    see Table 1). Table 1. Retired coal plants Increased coal utilization would displace significant ..... 8 Thus, restarting recently retired coal plants is an attractive near-term opportunity ..... on Russian gas. Restarting retired coal plants would require relatively limited capital

  1. UK to phase out older coal plants , government says

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    energy system. Cameron should use the next available opportunity to finally announce a clear expiry date for our polluting old coal plants .” While the UK government has not explicitly announced the phase-out policy before, and has not previously stated a position

  2. Flowserve wins $30m deal for ultra-supercritical coal plant in Poland

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    Fri, 26 Sep 2014

    withstand ultra-high temperatures and pressures, “making them ideal for safe and reliable operation at ultra-supercritical coal plants ” Jim Quain, president of Flowserve’s sales organization, said: “With industrial growth in Poland on the rise, it is

  3. Governor: Montana can cut carbon emissions, keep jobs

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2014

    administration's climate pollution reduction proposal, even while protecting energy sector jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that account for a major share of emissions. The White House goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030

  4. Brazil adds 74 power generation projects to power auction

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    Tue, 23 Sep 2014

    projects registered with 20.6 GW and 18.76 GW respectively. Solar power is the third best-represented source with 6 GW. Coal plants comprise 4.490 GW, biomass 1.9 GW, hydropower 1.2 GW, small hydropower 526 MW and heliothermal 240 MW. Bahia and

  5. Governor: Montana can cut carbon, keep jobs

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    Fri, 19 Sep 2014

    administration's climate pollution reduction proposal, even while protecting energy sector jobs and avoiding the closure of coal plants that account for a major share of emissions. The White House goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2030

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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