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  1. EIA: Natural gas, coal power expected to temporarily converge

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    Wed, 20 May 2015

    first quarter. Rising natural gas costs and the return of coal plants after spring maintenance will likely increase the level of ..... retire 12.8 GW of coal capacity in 2015. These retiring coal plants are generally smaller units that have typically operated at

  2. Clean coal, trains top Tokyo's Asia infrastructure plan

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    Fri, 22 May 2015

    coal-fired power plants that use new high-efficiency combustion technologies to reduce CO2 emissions, compared to older coal plants , is in sync with efforts to counter climate change, Abe said. He cited power industry estimates that releases of greenhouse

  1. FERC letter suggests safety valve, easing goals in EPA CO2 plan

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    Wed, 20 May 2015

    2020, and giving insufficient time for construction of needed natural gas or power infrastructure to compensate for retiring coal plants . “Thus, we trust EPA will consider the concerns raised with the interim goals, and other views expressed on this issue, as EPA finalizes its rule,” FERC said in

  2. FERC letter suggests ‘safety valve,’ easing interim goals in EPA CO2 plan

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    Wed, 20 May 2015

    2020, and giving insufficient time for construction of needed natural gas or power infrastructure to compensate for retiring coal plants . “Thus, we trust EPA will consider the concerns raised with the interim goals, and other views expressed on this issue, as EPA finalizes its rule,” FERC said in

  3. Turkey plans doubling of coal-fired power capacity by 2020

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    Thu, 21 May 2015

    than quadruple the number of coal-fired power plants from the 19 in 2012. Capacity will also be quadrupled, from the 22 coal plants that are currently in operation in the country, with a total installed capacity of 15.3 GW, adding 65.4 GW. Environmental

  4. PennEnergy Power Newscast 5-21-2015

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    Thu, 21 May 2015

    dominated by natural gas coal and nuclear it's cheaper than solar power generated from rooftop panels. With at least nine coal plants in the state pleaded to shut down in the next ten years. Natural gas is the likely replacement as the primary source for

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    cheaper than solar power generated from rooftop panels. With at least nine coal plants in the state pleaded to shut down in the next ten years. Natural gas is the likely replacement as the primary source
  5. Consumers Energy closing second highest number of coal plants in nation

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    Thu, 14 May 2015

    provider in the country is retiring a larger percentage of its coal plants . "These plants, which we call our 'Classic Seven,' have ..... affordably, reliably and sustainably, even as seven of our coal plants are retired next year," Mengebier said. "It will be important

  6. Energy News: Natural gas set to play major role in Michigan

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    Mon, 18 May 2015

    Mich. (AP) — With at least nine coal plants in the state slated to shut down in ..... of the energy mix after seven of its coal plants are closed, said David Mengebier ..... as it will have to close two of its coal plants starting in 2018, with more closings

  7. Duke plans to build natural gas-fired plant in Asheville

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    Tue, 19 May 2015

    said carbon dioxide emissions will be reduced by 60 percent because natural gas burns more cleanly than coal. Scientists say coal plants are the major source of carbon dioxide emissions, the primary cause of global warming. The nation's largest electricity

  8. Xcel Energy says more time needed for Clean Power Plan targets

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    Mon, 18 May 2015

    presentation, Ferguson discussed compliance challenges with the CPP, including that in terms of reliability, closure of coal plants means more stress during peak periods, and that inclusion of renewables could strain transmission. Key benefits of the plan