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  1. ‘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. 

  2. Japan boosts support for coal power

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    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    policy statement yesterday. Behind Japan’s move is a theory that, if developed nations provide financial support for new coal plants , developing countries won’t build cheaper, less efficient and more polluting plants. Japan plans to provide public loans

  1. AES says it will retain Dayton power generating assets

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    Mon, 14 Jul 2014

    following plants - Tait Units 1-3 and diesels, Yankee Street, Yankee Solar, Monument and Sidney. DP&L's jointly-owned coal plants /units are: Beckjord Unit 6, Conesville Unit 4, East Bend Unit 2, Killen, Miami Fort Units 7 and 8, Stuart and Zimmer

  2. German power firms set for China boom time

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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    already understand what each can offer”. He said that reducing air pollution is a key objective in China and the country’s coal plants already have pollution control technology installed, “but many industries, particularly manufacturing, petrochemical and chemical

  3. Analysis demonstrates greater diversity in UK power market

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    Thu, 3 Jul 2014

    2013-14 given the closure of several coal plants but a 58 per cent rise in wind generation ..... energy analysts said that the future of coal plants in the UK electricity markets is ultimately ..... support at £18/tCO2, which favours coal plants over a continually rising price support

  4. New EPA rule won't affect power plants

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    Environment, is an EPA rule proposed last year that limits the carbon emissions of new coal-fired power plants . Lyons said coal plants will not be able to meet that standard and will likely be replaced by natural gas. He predicted Kentucky would have no coal

  5. EPA envisions 4% heat rate improvement at coal plants

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    Wed, 11 Jun 2014

    would be associated with a reduction in CO2 emissions of approximately six percent,” EPA said. Improving the heat rate at coal plants should bring about a reduction in fuel spending, which would help offset the cost of the plant upgrades, EPA said. “As summarized

  6. First of three new German coal plants come online

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    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    EnBW Energie, Germany’s third-largest electricity supplier, has started a new coal-fired plant. It will be the first of three new hard coal-fired power plants scheduled to be added to the country’s energy capacity this summer.

  7. 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

  8. Duke commissions newly converted Sutton gas-fired power plant

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    Fri, 13 Dec 2013

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