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German City to Sue Belgian Nuclear Power Plant

Reports out of Germany suggest that the city of Aachen plans to sue the Tihange…

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Kemper IGCC In-Service Date Pushed to Q3, Costs Surge Again

Mississippi Power's lignite-fired Kemper County integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant is seeing yet…

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EPA, DOE Experts Upbeat on Regulatory Agenda

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) acting administrator of the Office of Air and Radiation, and…

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Dominion Resources Agrees to Acquire Questar, Adding to Its Natural Gas Portfolio

Richmond, Va.–based Dominion Resources announced on February 1 that it would add to its more…

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Japan Restarts Third Nuclear Reactor, a MOX Unit

Following rigorous safety checks, Kansai Electric Power Co. on February 1 restarted a unit that…

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LED Lighting Improves Visibility and Saves Money for Power Plant

Drax Power Station, a 3,960-MW six-unit facility located in North Yorkshire, England, is the largest power plant in the UK. It was constructed in two stages, with the first three units completed in 1974 and

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And Now, a Word from (and to) Our Sponsors

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CHP and Other Technologies Could Breathe New Life into U.S. Coal-Fired Power Plants

Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its “new source performance standard” on August 3, 2015, requiring new coal power plants in the U.S. to emit no more than 636 kg (1,400 lb) of

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RWE Abandons Hard Coal Construction Project. RWE scrapped plans to complete the 800-MW Block D of the Hamm hard coal plant in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on December 18, citing damage and delays

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Okeechobee Clean Energy Center to Give Florida Yet Another Big CCPP

Florida regulators on Jan. 5 approved the 1,600-MW Okeechobee Clean Energy Center under development by…

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COP21 Climate Deal Draws Praise, Fire

Delegates of 195 nations, including the U.S., on Dec. 12 reached a landmark deal at…

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Propane Power Is Grabbing Growing Share of Gas-Fired Market

  As liquefied natural gas (LNG) continues to draw attention in the gas market, with…

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Five Power Plants to Change Hands in Four Separate Deals

Within the space of less than a week, four deals have been announced that will…

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U.S. Power Mix: Gas Replacing Coal Faster Than Expected

Coal has been the dominant source of electricity in the U.S. power mix for more…

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AEP Reaches Settlement on Ohio Coal-Fired Power Plants

American Electric Power (AEP), through its subsidiary AEP Ohio, announced on Dec. 14 that it…

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Coal Under Fire as Paris Climate Summit Approaches

The news coming out of several countries in advance of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference…

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UK to Close All Coal-Fired Power Plants by 2025

In a major speech setting out the future direction of the UK’s energy policy, Energy…

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Xcel to Retire Two Units at Its Largest Coal-Fired Plant

Xcel Energy said on Oct. 2 that the company would accelerate its transition from coal…

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Doubling of We Energies Coal Stockpile Approved, Extra Dust Mitigation Required

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued the final construction permit this week, allowing…


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