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Coal-Fired Power in 2021: A Recovery or a Reckoning?
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This has been the year from hell for coal-fired power and the coal industry. If current projections hold, coal generation in 2020 will be 21% lower than last year and…


Why Coal Lost—and Can It Recover?
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Coal burn in the power sector has fallen off a cliff. Demand peaked at 1.045 billion tons in 2007. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates consumption in 2020 will…


Data Tool Shows Pandemic’s Impact on Power Prices

A clean energy valuation and risk analytics company said that low demand for energy during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with low prices for natural gas and strong power generation from…


Natural Gas a Powerful Force, Despite Industry Headwinds

Gas prices remain low worldwide, and the challenge for producers is to find a market for their supply. Gas remains the No. 1 source of U.S. power generation, and will…


Solar Drives Down Price for ISO-NE Power

Silicon Valley-based SunPower on March 16 said it has secured grid capacity for about 11 MW of power after a winning bid in ISO New England’s 14th Forward Capacity Auction…