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  1. Coal News: Duke to repair cracked pipe at coal ash site

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    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    McEvoy stated. Need for repairs at coal plants not uncommon The repair is one of many ..... also illustrates the old age of many coal plants and coal-waste facilities in the U ..... Washington Post, the average age of coal plants in the U.S. is 42 years old, and

  2. With more transmission, Nebraska could integrate 2 GW more wind power

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    generation will likely emerge as costs decline relative to conventional resources, wholesale electricity prices increase, coal plants retire, and new environmental policies are implemented. Nebraska will need to better position itself to be prepared to take

  1. Business conditions stable for U.S. power utilities in 2015

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    low but stable levels, it is hard for most coal and nuclear plants to generate free cash flow, says Moody’s, and many coal plants are shutting down. The trend is starting to narrow reserve margins—how much power over demand existing plants on a grid can

  2. Centrica wins power back-up contract as £3.65bn auction begins

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    to encourage power stations to stay connected to the network and spur building of new plants as pollution rules force some coal plants to shut and previously unprofitable gas generators are mothballed. The U.K.’s spare capacity, the safety buffer between

  3. Climate funds for coal highlight lack of UN rules

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    efficiently and are therefore cleaner than old coal plants . However, they still emit twice as ..... was unaware that the Japanese-funded coal plants in Indonesia were labeled as climate ..... country to include direct support to new coal plants . The second-largest project on the

  4. Major U.S. Power Plants Awarded “Clean Coal” Honors

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    Tue, 9 Dec 2014

    County, Ill., a 40-year-old 915 megawatt power plant that has the lowest sulfur dioxide emissions rate among U.S. coal plants , which is 99 percent lower than the U.S. coal plant average. Dynegy also uses low-sulfur Powder River Basin coal

  5. FERC commissioner advises caution on EPA's CO2-cutting plan

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    Fri, 5 Dec 2014

    kept the lights on during last winter's polar vortex, he added. In addition to reliability concerns, early retirement of coal plants could leave the power market vulnerable to price spikes, said Johannes Pfeifenberger of the Brattle Group. Retiring the

  6. Get ready for last-minute filings on EPA Clean Power Plan

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    side efficiency programs. Dominion is the nation's leading utility operator of renewable biomass, having converted three coal plants to biomass and designed the Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center to co-fire with up to 20% biomass. Allow states to seek

  7. Dominion is latest utility to challenge EPA Clean Power Plan

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    side efficiency programs. Dominion is the nation's leading utility operator of renewable biomass, having converted three coal plants to biomass and designed the Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center to co-fire with up to 20 percent biomass. • Allow states

  8. FERC's Clark advises caution on EPA's CO2-reduction plan

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    Thu, 4 Dec 2014

    kept the lights on during last winter's polar vortex, he added. In addition to reliability concerns, early retirement of coal plants could leave the power market vulnerable to price spikes, said Johannes Pfeifenberger of the Brattle Group. Retiring the