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  1. GAO: Federal agencies must jointly monitor effects of emissions regulations

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    electricity prices may increase as more coal - fired power plants are shut down due to ..... retire between 2 to 12 percent of coal - fired capacity. However, the updated report said about 13 percent of coal - fired capacity, or 42,192 MW, has either

  2. NRG nears permit for coal-to-gas conversion at New Castle

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    and New Castle units, which are expected to be completed by the summer of 2016. The GenerationHub database shows that the coal - fired Units 1 and 2 at New Castle are already retired, with these summer capacities for the remaining coal units: Unit 3 (93

  1. West Virginia legislators say anti-coal rhetoric not helping

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    Environmental Protection Agency . Successful politicos have shown little wiggle room on a proposal to limit carbon emissions from coal - fired power plants, which is central to Obama's anti-global warming push. Major federal candidates all deem it an attack on

  2. Indonesian villagers in Japan coal plant protest

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    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    Japan to convey their objections to a planned 2000 MW, $4bn coal - fired power plant, Greenpeace Indonesia has announced. The plant ..... financing body for what is set to be Southeast Asia’s largest coal power facility. In addition, the villagers will meet with officials

  3. APS proposes closing three coal -fired units by 2020

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    Thu, 11 Sep 2014

    Arizona Public Service (APS) said it would close a coal - fired unit and shut down two others by mid-2020 as part of a compromise with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The

  4. Former Ontario coal -fired power plant now burning 100% biomass

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    Wed, 10 Sep 2014

    The Atikokan Generating Station in Ontario is now fully operating on biomass.

  5. German regulator advocates continuing use of coal power

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    country must maintain its dependency on coal - fired power in order to guarantee its energy security. "Those who call for an end of coal power generation don't have much interest ..... he added, before reinforcing that coal power was vital to achieve this. The BnetzA

  6. $1.91bn coal -fired power plant for Tokyo

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    Tue, 26 Aug 2014

    Electric Power (Tepco) is to build a $1.91bn, 1000 MW coal - fired power plant at the site of Tepco's Yokosuka thermal power facility in Japan. Tepco is joining forces with coal power specialist Electric Power Development ( J-Power ) to

  7. Duke to retire remaining units at W.C. Beckjord coal power station

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    Energy (NYSE: DUK ) announced it will retire the remaining coal - fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond ..... years ago announced its intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal - fired units 1 through 6 – totaling 862 megawatts (MW) of generating

  8. Duke Energy to retire coal power units at Ohio power plant

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    Duke Energy will retire the remaining coal - fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord ..... intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal - fired units 1 through 6 — totaling 862 MW of ..... commercial operation. Five additional coal - fired units were added by 1969. Four oil