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  1. Gas-fired power dominated UK energy sector in Q2

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    weather to begin maintenance on several coal plants – triggering a fall in coal’s share ..... economically viable than the least efficient coal plants and at this point these newer gas plants began to displace some of the older coal plants . “If the overall decline in gas prices

  2. Duke implodes smokestacks at Cape Fear coal power plant (Video)

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    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    The decommissioning team imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy's program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal plants in North Carolina.

  1. FERC says proposed EPA power plant rules will cause seismic changes

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    Tue, 12 Aug 2014

    at this time, the state does not generate electricity from coal plants within its borders, it consumes, through transmission ..... regionally dispatched grid. A state can refuse to permit coal plants within its own border, but it cannot attempt to regulate

  2. Gas power drives Q2 UK generation

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    weather to begin maintenance on several coal plants – triggering a fall in coal’s share ..... economically viable than the least efficient coal plants and at this point these newer gas plants began to displace some of the older coal plants . “If the overall decline in gas prices

  3. Energy news: Hawaii and U.S. Territories aim to increase fuel diversity with LNG imports

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    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    that reduce consumption. Both Hawaii and Puerto Rico have diversified their electric generation mix with the addition of coal plants , and Puerto Rico has one independent power plant operating on natural gas, imported as LNG at a terminal adjacent to the

  4. US 2014 natural gas output up 5.3% from last year’s record

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    to 40.4% in 2014 from 39.1% in 2013 due to stronger gas prices, before falling to 39.0% in 2015, when numerous coal plants retire due to implementation of the federal Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS). The EIA said that gas for power generation

  5. Consumers Energy finalizes agreement to close B.C. Cobb coal power plant

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    offline by April 2016. Consumers Energy said it will partially offset the power capacity being lost from the decommissioned coal plants with development of a 540 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Jackson, Michigan, where the company has its headquarters

  6. Rejuvenated UK gas-fired power to stall new power plant development

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    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    spare capacity in western Europe at a time when gas plants are being mothballed and pollution controls seeing the closure of coal plants . Energy imports are at their highest in 40 years. This year’s 40 percent plunge in U.K. next-month gas prices has

  7. ‘Dirty 30’ list fingers Europe’s most polluting coal plants

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    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    A list of Europe’s most polluting coal-fired power plants, termed the ‘Dirty 30’, has been released by a coalition of green groups. 

  8. Duke Energy Progress' natural gas plant at Wilmington, N.C., enters service

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    Wed, 11 Dec 2013

    plant it replaces. The following figures are compared to coal plant operations in 2007: · Sulfur dioxide will be reduced by 99 percent ..... last 10 years to build several advanced natural gas and coal plants in North Carolina and Indiana. The new plants will allow