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  1. Ankney proposes fees for companies that close coal plants

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    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

    A Republican senator has proposed fees be levied against companies that shut down coal-fired power plants in Montana.

  2. Montana state senator proposes fees for companies that close coal plants

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    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

    "It really chaps my hide that somebody else is going to dictate Montana from Washington"

  1. Beijing schedules closure of final coal-fired power plants

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    Tue, 24 Mar 2015

    s facilities will be replaced by four gas-fired stations with capacity to supply 2.6 times more electricity than the coal plants . The switch away from coal is estimated to cut carbon emissions of about 30 million tonnes.

  2. Energy efficiency might support coal power under EPA Clean Power Plan

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    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    90/mmBtu to $3.50/mmBtu, according to CSIS/Rhodium. As a result natural gas combined cycle plants out-competed coal plants in wholesale markets. In 2012, the share of total electricity generated by coal averaged 37 percent, down from 48 percent in

  3. Energy efficiency might slow coal’s bleeding under EPA CO2 plan

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    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    90/mmBtu to $3.50/mmBtu, according to CSIS/Rhodium. As a result natural gas combined cycle plants out-competed coal plants in wholesale markets. In 2012, the share of total electricity generated by coal averaged 37%, down from 48% in 2008, while

  4. Alberta's largest natural gas-fueled power facility now operational

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    Fri, 13 Mar 2015

    production. This configuration makes the Shepard gas-fueled facility approximately 30 percent more efficient than conventional coal plants , all while reducing overall fuel costs. Additionally, Shepard emits less than half the CO 2 emissions per megawatt hour

  5. Alstom and Marubeni secure $1bn clean coal-fired power plant contract

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    Tue, 10 Mar 2015

    mine, the new units will use so-called ultra-supercritical technology that emits less carbon dioxide than conventional coal plants . Alstom group will supply the main equipment such as boilers, steam turbines and generators while Marubeni is in charge

  6. Wash. bill to study impacts of closing Montana coal plant

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    Fri, 13 Mar 2015

    have been under pressure by Gov. Jay Inslee and environmental groups to reduce or eliminate electricity they get from out-of-state coal plants . The goal is to cut back on greenhouse gas emissions. Subscribe to Power Engineering magazine

  7. Germany’s largest energy co-op pledges lawsuit against Commission over UK nuclear power

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    Wed, 4 Mar 2015

    at Hinkley Point in southwest England, is crucial for Britain's plan to replace a fifth of its ageing nuclear power and coal plants in the coming decade while reducing carbon emissions. The plan to pay a guaranteed price for power produced at the plant

  8. Ohio utility regulators reject AEP plan for coal plants

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    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