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Ohio utility regulators have rejected an American Electric Power proposal to guarantee profitability from two of its aging coal plants . The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio ruled Wednesday that the plan was legal but it would not benefit customers. Commissioners
regulators have rejected an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP ) proposal to guarantee profitability from two of its aging coal plants . The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio ruled Wednesday that the plan was legal but it would not benefit customers. Commissioners
A leaked European Commission paper concerned with the European Union’s energy union shows a preference for capacity mechanisms which will benefit coal-fired power plants within the bloc.
capacity is counter-productive. Speaking to the Euractiv website, Ricketts argued that ‘improving the efficiency of coal plants around the world would reduce carbon emissions by more than the Kyoto Protocol targets and conserve our energy resources
unconventional sources have transformed the market, with levels of power generation in January alone at gas-fired plants and coal plants experiencing strong declines.” “This has occurred as the last ten years have seen the growth of a wind fleet that was
French Prime Minster Manuel Valls has confirmed that France will withdraw its support for coal-fired power plants abroad, although it has not yet confirmed when it will cease export credits.
government. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed cutting carbon dioxide emission from emissions from existing coal plants across the country 30 percent by 2030. In the state, about 4,000 people are directly employed by the coal industry, according
and help customers lower their bills. Buy of Jackson plant will help make up for coal shutdowns "By 2016, at least nine coal plants will shut down across the state due to air quality rules," said the utility's report to the PSC. "These include Consumers
based PacifiCorp and Spokane-based Avista Corp. — to reduce or eliminate electricity they get from out-of-state coal plants . PSE is the largest owner of Colstrip, which consists of four separate coal-fired units. PPL Montana operates the facility
expected to bring the retirement of coal plants across the country that generate more ..... does not mean Montana's remaining coal plants will have to close, as some critics ..... everything we can to make sure these coal plants stay open," Parker said. After Corette