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G20 Environment Ministers: No Consensus on Phasing Out Coal

The U.S., UK and other countries want world governments to commit to a phaseout of the use and financing of coal-fired power generation, but officials who met at the G20…


TransAlta Completes Second Coal-to-Gas Conversion

A Canada-based energy company has completed the second of three planned coal-to-gas conversions at its thermal power plants in Alberta. TransAlta Corp. on July 19 said the conversion of the…


Workers on 'War Footing' to Get India Coal Plant Operating

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in India—beset by technical issues that have knocked it offline and contributed to a power crisis in the Punjab region—is set to resume…


Taiwan Shuts Another Reactor as Part of Nuclear-Free Goal

Taiwan’s move to end the country’s use of nuclear power continues, with Unit 1 of the Kuosheng Nuclear Power Plant being shut down. The reactor was taken offline at the…


Long-Duration Energy Storage: A Strategy for Retiring Coal Plants?
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As the U.S. moves toward cleaner energy sources, and utilities work toward carbon reduction mandates, coal plants are closing at rapid rates across the country. Approximately 79,000 Americans were employed…