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McCarthy Fields Carbon Rule Concerns on Coal, Costs, Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) June 2–proposed carbon rule for existing power plants favors nuclear,…

Entergy's two-reactor Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchana, N.Y. Source: NRC

Entergy: State-Proposed Forced Nuclear Outages at Indian Point are Unnecessary

Forced outages at Entergy's two Indian Point nuclear units proposed by the New York Department…

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FERC Proposes to Approve NERC Physical Security Standards with Modifications

A standard to enhance physical security at critical power system facilities submitted by the North…


Southern Co. Considering New Nuclear Plant, But That’s Not All

Speaking at the Energy Innovation Symposium in Washington D.C. on July 23, Southern Co. CEO…

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SDG&E and NRG Near Finish Line for Carlsbad Energy Center

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) on July 21 formally requested permission from the California…


The EPA’s Clean Power Rule in Three Infographics

Under rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on June 2, 2014, existing fossil…


Evolved Strategy Accelerates Zion Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

The decommissioning of nuclear plants has developed into a mature industry in the U.S. It started in the 1960s with the dismantling of low-power prototype and test reactors originally built to demonstrate

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RWE’s Thomas Birr on Corporate Strategy in a Changing German Electricity Ecosystem

RWE AG is Europe’s third-largest electricity and fifth-largest gas marketer, with holdings in upstream oil…

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The EEI’s Campaign for Electric Utility Industry Supremacy

At the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) annual meeting this week in Las Vegas, the tone…

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SDG&E and NRG Near Finish Line for Carlsbad Energy Center

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) on July 21 formally requested permission from the California…

Pa. Coal Plant Gets New Lease on Life with Gas Repowering

When GenOn Energy (now part of NRG Energy) announced in March 2012 that it would…

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Natural Gas Inventories Rebounding Strongly, Still Low

After bottoming out at 822 billion cubic feet (Bcf) the week ending Mar. 28—the lowest…


Florida Power & Light Going to the Source to Feed its Gas Demand

Florida Power & Light (FPL), Florida’s largest utility, announced on June 25 that it was…

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Alstom Has Options After Siemens and MHI Offer

Siemens AG and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) announced on June 16 that they have…

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Construction Begins on World’s Largest Carbon Capture Retrofit

The Department of Energy (DOE), NRG Energy Inc., and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration…

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Wyoming Works to Advance Carbon Solutions to Keep Coal Viable

Gov. Matthew Mead is taking an active role in developing an integrated test center to…

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Coal Stockpiles Fall to Lowest Level Since 2006

On June 30, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued its “Quarterly Coal Report” covering…

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Conveyor Inspections: Could a Contractor Help You?

Conducting conveyor inspections and maintenance can pose significant risks to employees, as these activities bring…

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Study Finds Existing Coal Fleet Is Vital for Meeting U.S. Power Needs

In late January, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz requested a study of existing U.S. coal-fired…

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LDC Gas Forums - 19th Annual Northeast Forum

The Northeast Forum is the event where the Northeast Natural Gas Industry gathers for networking, insight, and doing real business! Join 600+ key industry players in Boston on June 16–18 for unparalleled networking and an agenda full of informative sessions and panels.

Asian Sub-bituminous Coal Users’ Group 4th Annual Conference

The premier Asian coal users’ conference returns for its fourth year October 13-16, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Created to promote the safe, efficient and economic use of sub-bituminous coals by generating companies, it will address safety, handling, combustion, characteristics and risk management topics plus opportunities for networking on a global scale.

Western Power Summit presented by EPEC

The Western Power Summit presented by EPEC (Electric Power Executive Conference®) will bring together corporate-level executives, senior policy makers, financial executives and senior consultants who have a stake or interest in current challenges facing Western Electric Power Markets. Executives will gather November 5-6, 2014 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, to discuss issues…


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