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  1. 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

  2. Ohio regulators reject AEP plan for coal power plants

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    regulators have rejected an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP ) 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

  1. Leaked EU paper outlines boost for coal plants

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    Fri, 20 Feb 2015

    A leaked European Commission paper concerned with the European Union’s energy union shows a preference for capacity mechanisms which will benefit coal-fired power plants within the bloc.

  2. Coal chief takes aim at EU energy policy

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    Fri, 27 Feb 2015

    capacity is counter-productive. Speaking to the Euractiv website, Ricketts argued that ‘improving the efficiency of coal plants around the world would reduce carbon emissions by more than the Kyoto Protocol targets and conserve our energy resources

  3. Statistic reveals 5-year power generation trend for UK

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    unconventional sources have transformed the market, with levels of power generation in January alone at gas-fired plants and coal plants experiencing strong declines.” “This has occurred as the last ten years have seen the growth of a wind fleet that was

  4. France confirms end to subsidies for coal plants abroad

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    Mon, 9 Feb 2015

    French Prime Minster Manuel Valls has confirmed that France will withdraw its support for coal-fired power plants abroad, although it has not yet confirmed when it will cease export credits.

  5. Illinois lawmakers push renewable energy proposal

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    Mon, 23 Feb 2015

    government. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed cutting carbon dioxide emission from emissions from existing coal plants across the country 30 percent by 2030. In the state, about 4,000 people are directly employed by the coal industry, according

  6. Consumers Energy says it will have needed capacity in Michigan's Lower Peninsula

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    Thu, 19 Feb 2015

    and help customers lower their bills. Buy of Jackson plant will help make up for coal shutdowns "By 2016, at least nine coal plants will shut down across the state due to air quality rules," said the utility's report to the PSC. "These include Consumers

  7. Washington State debates law to wean off coal power

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    Mon, 16 Feb 2015

    based PacifiCorp and Spokane-based Avista Corp. — to reduce or eliminate electricity they get from out-of-state coal plants . PSE is the largest owner of Colstrip, which consists of four separate coal-fired units. PPL Montana operates the facility

  8. Corette coal-fired power plant now set for permanent shut down

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    Wed, 11 Feb 2015

    expected to bring the retirement of coal plants across the country that generate more ..... does not mean Montana's remaining coal plants will have to close, as some critics ..... everything we can to make sure these coal plants stay open," Parker said. After Corette