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  1. Dynegy investigating transformer fire at N. Illinois coal -fired plant, says nobody injured

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    Tue, 2 Sep 2014

    Authorities are investigating what caused a transformer fire at a northern Illinois power plant that forced one of two power-generating units to shut down.

  2. Fire forces partial shutdown of Dynegy coal power plant

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    Tue, 2 Sep 2014

    A transformer fire at a northern Illinois coal power plant forces one of two power-generating units to shut down.

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Gas-fired power dominated UK energy sector in Q2

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    A combination of coal - fired power plant outages and falling gas ..... enough to see no change in levels of coal - fired generation but from early May some ..... 2014, while 26 per cent came from coal - fired power stations. Nuclear units provided

  4. 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

  5. Market conditions set to hurt $2.1bn Swiss storage plant

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    designed to balance Europe 's power supply grids as they can switch on and off at the flick of a switch, unlike nuclear or coal - fired power plants. Conditions were more favourable in 2018 when construction began but now the rise of cheaper renewable energy

  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 Energy to retire W.C. Beckjord Station coal -fired units

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    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    announced Thursday that the company will retire the remaining coal - fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond ..... Previously Duke announced its intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal - fired units 1 through 6 - totaling 862-MW of generating capacity

  8. Bangladesh to develop first coal -fired plant

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    Wed, 13 Aug 2014

    the construction of a coal - fired power plant in the Cox ..... ultra-supercritical coal - fired plant (artist's ..... 9bn and state-owned Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh ..... Bangladesh’s first coal - fired power station. According