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Coal


Coal power plant design, construction, operation and maintenance, as well as legal and regulatory issues.

POWER Digest [July 2020]

Germany Adopts National Strategies for Energy, Climate, Hydrogen. Twenty days before Germany commandeers the European Union Council presidency, Germany on June 12 adopted two national strategies that could further reshape…



Unit at Largest U.S. Coal Plant Will Close

A Georgia power plant that has held the title of the largest coal-fired facility in the U.S. will give up that title by 2022, as the board of directors of…


$122 Million Earmarked for Coal ‘Innovation Centers’

Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is ready to make about $122 million available to establish what the DOE calls “innovation centers” for coal. Brouillette…


Colorado Utility Will Close Last Two Coal Plants

Two coal plants operated by Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) will close early after the agency’s board voted June 26 to retire the facilities. The move will leave Xcel Energy, Colorado’s…


Analysis Supports Coal-Like Fuel for Power Plants

A British company that manufactures a fuel that it says mimics coal said it “has received a significant endorsement” for the use of its product in the power generation sector.…


Colorado Utility Will Close Coal Plant 16 Years Early

A Colorado-based electric utility owned by the four communities it serves announced it will close its remaining coal-fired plant by the end of the decade, a facility that had a…