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coal-fired power


Power Plants of the Future: 21st Century Coal-Fired Steam Generator

Coal-fired plants have been powering the electric grid for more than a hundred years, but the technology being used in them is not stagnant, as many advancements have been made.…


Board Keeps Option to Close Colorado Coal-Fired Plant Early

A utility group on December 18 agreed to keep a coal-fired power plant in Colorado Springs, Colorado, open for at least a few more years, and its members said they…


Colstrip Units 1 and 2 Will Shut Down by 2022

Talen Energy and Puget Sound Energy (PSE), owners of Units 1 and 2 at the Colstrip Power Plant in Montana, have reached an agreement to shut those units down no…


Dynegy to Shut Down 30% of Southern Illinois’s Power Generation Capacity
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Dynegy Inc. announced on May 3 that it plans to shut down multiple Illinois coal-fueled units due mainly to the failure of the plants to recover basic operating costs in…


Peabody, Optimistic About Coal's Future Stability, Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

Financially bruised Peabody Energy Corp.—the world's largest privately owned coal mining firm—is seeking bankruptcy protection. The St. Louis–headquartered company filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in a desperate attempt to…