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  1. US tells Japan overseas coal projects must include CCS

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    identified due to the sensitivity of the matter”. Japan announced in August that it would increase its support for foreign clean coal plants through public loans and insurance, while its clean coal technology shipments totalled almost $8bn in 2013. Meanwhile

  2. Coal power rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    its coal industry, which they say needs to be phased out to truly tackle climate change. Even modern energy-efficient coal plants have higher emissions than most other sources of energy. "Making coal-powered plants more efficient is in the longer term

  1. Future of one of EU’s largest coal plants under scrutiny

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    Longannet, one of the largest coal-fired power stations in Europe, is in danger of closure.

  2. Germany pledges to end development funding of new coal plants

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    The German government has announced an end to development finance for new coal-fired power plants. The decision was announced at the UN Climate Change Summit in New York last week.

  3. 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

  4. Some states fear ‘2020 cliff’ under EPA Clean Power Plan

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    Wed, 15 Oct 2014

    that timeline, Hellwig said. Michigan as a state would prefer to see a “glide path” toward the final goal. A lot of coal plants will be shut down by 2030 but not necessarily by 2020. Such a compressed schedule will make compliance costs much higher

  5. Some states fear ‘2020 cliff’ under EPA power plant regulations

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    Wed, 15 Oct 2014

    meet that timeline, he said. Michigan as a state would prefer to see a “glide path” toward the final goal. A lot of coal plants will be shut down by 2030 but not necessarily by 2020. Such a compressed schedule will make compliance costs much higher

  6. 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

  7. Keeping the lights on

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    Tue, 7 Oct 2014

    distributed energy resources and from utility-scale intermittent resources, coupled with a decrease in generation from coal plants , will change our energy use. Transmission lines will need to facilitate this new generation mix, continuing to deliver power

  8. Judge dismisses Nebraska lawsuit against EPA over power emissions rules

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    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    proposed rule would set limits on the amount of carbon dioxide new plants will be allowed to emit, essentially requiring any new coal plants to install expensive carbon-capture technology. The rule has drawn strong criticism from many Republicans, especially