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Coal


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

Report: Decarbonization of World’s 50 Most Influential Power Companies Bleak

Two reports analyzing energy transitions toward low-carbon resources released this week offer mixed assessments of how the power industry is faring in efforts to tamp down carbon emissions.  The World Benchmarking…



Award-Winning Coal Unit Set for Retirement

The five owners of a 410-MW coal-fired unit at the Craig Generating Station in Colorado have said they will retire the generator on Sept. 30, 2028, about one year before…


German Lawmakers Sign Off on Phase-Out of Coal

Germany's plan to end coal-fired power generation in the country is now official, as both houses of the German parliament approved the plan to shut down the last coal units…


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…