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Quad Cities Nuclear Plant May Be Retired

Exelon’s Quad Cities nuclear plant in Illinois will not be economically viable despite changes in…

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Broad Energy Policy Modernization Bill Clears Senate ENR Committee

Broad, bipartisan energy legislation that would allocate federal funding to grid technology research and demonstration…

Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant in Eurajoki, Finland. Unit III, the new EPR is an artist rendition. Courtesy: TVO

EDF Moves to Rescue AREVA, Will Buy Majority of Nuclear Reactor Business

France's state-owned utility EDF will snap up between 51% and 75% of troubled nuclear giant…

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Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization Stalled, Even as House Prepares to Adjourn

Though the U.S. Senate voted 64–29 this week to renew the charter of the Export-Import…

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Power Sector Braces for Final Clean Power Plan Rule

With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expected to issue its final rule on power plant…

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WELP Connects 335-MW Hydro Expansion in British Columbia

The 335-MW Waneta expansion completed this June near Trail, British Columbia, adds a second powerhouse…

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Australia Slashes Its Renewable Target to 33 TWh. The parliament of coal-rich Australia on June…

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Electrical Arc Flash Protection Solutions

I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that, according…

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More Nuclear Plants Deemed Unprofitable in Sweden, Germany

E.ON in late June announced that it wants to shutter its Oskarshamn 2 reactor (Figure…

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Talen Energy Sinks Its Talons into Three Power Plants, 2.5 GW of Capacity

Talen Energy Corp. announced on July 20 that it has agreed to acquire MACH Gen…

1.	Big on gas. The Lagoon Creek Combustion Turbine Plant in west Tennessee is one of TVA’s nine combustion turbine facilities and one of four combined cycle sites. The colocated units have a joint capacity of 1,444 MW, making the site TVA’s largest gas-fired facility. Courtesy: TVA

Gas Passes Coal as Top U.S. Power Source

King Coal has lost his crown—at least temporarily. Electricity generation data from the Energy Information…

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EPA Finds “No Widespread, Systematic Impacts” on Water Quality from Fracking, but Data Limited

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 4 released a draft assessment of the…

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Duke Announces Plan to Retire Asheville Coal Plant, Replace with CCPP

Duke Energy announced on May 19 that it will construct a new 650-MW natural gas–fired…

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Murkowski Introduces Array of Energy Bills

In the opening move of what is certain to be a long and contentious process,…

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McCarthy: Supreme Court Decision on MATS Won’t Affect the Clean Power Plan Rule

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy remains firm in her resolve to create a…

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Duke Proposes Full Excavation of 12 More Coal Ash Basins

With plans already approved for the closure of 12 of its coal ash basins, Duke…

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Duke Announces Plan to Retire Asheville Coal Plant, Replace with CCPP

Duke Energy announced on May 19 that it will construct a new 650-MW natural gas–fired…

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Lawmakers Work to Make PRB Coal Less Attractive in Illinois

A group of Illinois state lawmakers are proposing legislation to discourage the import of Powder…

Flower growing in a pile of bituminous Kentucky coal. Courtesy: Una Nowling

EIA: Reports of Coal’s Death May Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Electricity generation from existing coal-fired power plants will increase from 2012 levels through 2025, according…


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Western Power Summit – 2nd Annual

Convene with senior-level executives and policy makers to address vital issues and explore a range of strategies related to challenges facing Western electric power markets. Issues to be addressed include long-haul transmission, emerging energy imbalance markets, California’s energy storage directive, and the water-energy nexus. Deepen your understanding of fast-moving market dynamics and interact with an…

Asian SBC Users’ Group Annual Conference – 5th Annual

This annual conference is the only event in Asia dedicated to the use of sub-bituminous coal, with a focus on coal-handling, boiler & combustion, and keeping power plants efficient, economic, and safe.  Discover best practices in the handling and burning of SBCs and network with hundreds of generating company industry professionals all in one place.…

ELECTRIC POWER 2016, Presented by POWER magazine – 18th Annual

As the official event of POWER magazine, the ELECTRIC POWER Conference + Exhibition is a platform for power generation companies to come together in one place to address current industry trends and the challenges confronting power plant professionals today.  It’s a chance to go beyond the pages of POWER and interact with key stakeholders.

LDC Gas Forums – 16th Annual Southeast Forum

Join 500+ leaders of the Natural Gas Industry for 3 days of unparalleled networking, insights, and deal-making. Hear the latest updates on the state of the market, connect with current and future clients, and expose your company to one of the largest natural gas industry gatherings in the Southeast.

LDC Gas Forums – 20th Annual Northeast Forum

600+ Natural Gas Industry buyers, sellers, analysts, and marketers will be gathering Boston this June to share insights, network, and conduct business. Join us as we work through the challenges 2015 is offering by attending the event where the Natural Gas Industry gathers!

LDC Gas Forums – 27th Annual Mid-continent Forum

Come to Chicago September 14-16 for one of the longest-standing conferences in the Natural Gas Industry. Hundreds of Natural Gas Industry leaders and pioneers will gather to network and do business, while hearing exclusive industry updates. Don’t miss it!

LDC Gas Forums – 11th Annual Rockies & West Forum

With over a decade of knowledge and experience in the Western markets, Los Angeles is the place to be this October 5-7! For discussions on everything from pipeline projects to supply analysis and networking opportunities unlike any other, you won’t want to miss this conference!

LDC Gas Forums – 8th Annual Canada Forum

Join us in Toronto November 9-11 for a conference centered on bringing the best networking and insights in the Natural Gas Industry. Hear from experts on the latest forecasts and newest projects.


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