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  1. Judge rejects most claims in federal NSR lawsuit against Luminant

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Aug 2015

    Suit is over emissions from the Big Brown and Martin Lake coal plants

  2. Shale, MATS, Clean Power Plan has companies burning more gas, less coal

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Aug 2015

    new plant applications, Haque said, because PUCO offers one-stop licensing decisions. Some companies are retrofitting coal plants to enable them to burn natural gas, with AEP doing this type of project in Kentucky and Virginia. Speakers said during one

  1. Balancing the risks of power blackouts with the costs of ensuring adequate supply

    Online Articles

    Tue, 25 Aug 2015

    there was more unused capacity for generation at CCGT plants than at wind farms over the 2014 winter period. By comparison, coal plants saw load factors of 55%, with nuclear plants seeing load factors of 67% over the same period. Those CCGT plants not generating

  2. Shale, MATS, Clean Power Plan has companies burning more gas, less coal

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Aug 2015

    new plant applications, Haque said, because PUCO offers one-stop licensing decisions. Some companies are retrofitting coal plants to enable them to burn natural gas, with AEP doing this type of project in Kentucky and Virginia. Speakers said during one

  3. Coal news: Tests find water polluted outside Duke Energy coal ash range

    Online Articles

    Tue, 18 Aug 2015

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A handful of tests near Duke Energy coal plants find heavy metals in North Carolina water wells outside the range of coal ash contamination seeping from storage pits. The state

  4. German plans for coal power reserve may hit snag

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Aug 2015

    the government has not said that such a reserve is needed, said the report. Proponents of the move say it is a way to reduce emissions by shuttering brown coal plants and the plants in reserve will only be activated when shortage occurs.

  5. Greenidge coal plant in New York to be revived without coal

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Aug 2015

    tentative determination to issue the Drafts as the Final Permits." Greenidge was one of a handful of AES Eastern Energy LP coal plants sold earlier this decade as part of a bankruptcy case for AES Eastern. Said a September 2012 notice that AES sent to the

  6. Growth slows for China's coal-fired power sector

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Aug 2015

    industrial regions around Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, which host one third of its operational coal-fired capacity. Beijing's planning authority aims to replace its four existing coal plants with gas-fired plants by 2017.

  7. Utah officials study new power plant greenhouse gas limits

    Online Articles

    Tue, 11 Aug 2015

    s goal of reaching a 37-percent decrease in carbon emission by 2030 is moderate compared to other states. Utah has five coal plants , one natural gas steam plant and four plants that rely on a combination of natural gas steam and natural gas that are covered

  8. Utilities, ISOs review EPA Clean Power Plan

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 Aug 2015

    with states on programs that increase the use of renewable energy, help customers save energy, and modernize and retire coal plants , he said, adding that through those efforts, Xcel Energy is already on track to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent companywide by 2020