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  1. WCA calls on World Bank to recognize role of coal power in meeting global energy needs

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    Thu, 30 Jul 2015

    running the Kyoto Protocol three times over.” Modern technologies are also available that reduce other emissions from coal plants . “In the United States, emissions of NOx, SOx and PM were reduced by between 82% and 96% since 1970, while coal consumption

  2. State regulators look at cost of retiring coal plants

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    Wed, 22 Jul 2015

    Washington utility regulators say they are looking into how much it would cost to retire Puget Sound Energy's two older coal-fired electric generating plants in Colstrip, Montana.

  1. Washington State regulators look at cost of retiring coal plants

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    Wed, 22 Jul 2015

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington utility regulators say they are looking into how much it would cost to retire Puget Sound Energy 's two older coal-fired electric generating plants in Colstrip , Montana. The two power plants were built in the 1970s and are jointly owned by Bellevue-based Puget

  2. Power news: Colorado officials planning for new carbon pollution rules

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    Fri, 24 Jul 2015

    Division director Will Allison said a number of options are being considered, including improving insulation at existing coal plants , shifting generation to natural-gas combined plants , more renewable energy and conservation. "We believe the work Colorado

  3. Colorado officials ready for new carbon emission air rules

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    Fri, 24 Jul 2015

    Division director Will Allison says a number of options are being considered. They include improving insulation at existing coal plants , shifting generation to natural-gas combined plants, more renewable energy and conservation. Once the final rule is in

  4. Renewable energy advocates call utility fee unfair

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    Fri, 17 Jul 2015

    utility says it needs additional revenue to cover its increasing costs, including $400 million in pollution controls at coal plants in Montana and South Dakota. The fee would apply to only a few current customers, according to the company, but critics

  5. Lignite power plants to take up 50 per cent of German cap reserve

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    Tue, 14 Jul 2015

    believes half of German capacity reserve will be drawn from his company’s lignite coal-fired power plant fleet. The coal plants will backbone the country’s renewable power-based drive according to RWE Generation Chief Executive Officer Matthias Hartung

  6. Power news: Idaho Power submits 20-year plan to Idaho and Oregon

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    Thu, 9 Jul 2015

    coal-fired plants. The company in 2014 got 34 percent of its power from its coal plants , and 7 percent from its natural gas plants. But one of the coal plants is scheduled to shut down in 2020, and the future of another is unclear with potential

  7. First large wind farms going up in the South

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    Thu, 16 Jul 2015

    the industry is already looking to invest. And with the electricity system in the region undergoing a period of change as coal plants are phased out, some experts believe the door is open for renewables like wind. Federal energy researchers have found stronger

  8. US South getting its first big wind power farm soon

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    Mon, 13 Jul 2015

    the industry is already looking to invest. And with the electricity system in the region undergoing a period of change as coal plants are phased out, some experts believe the door is open for renewables like wind. Federal energy researchers have found stronger