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Siemens, Toshiba Pulling Out of Coal-Fired Generation

Toshiba Corp. and Siemens Energy are the latest major power industry companies to move away from coal. Toshiba on Nov. 11 announced it will stop taking new construction orders for…


IEA: Renewables Will Lead Global Generation in 2025

The world’s power generation is about to become even more green, according to a new publication from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The group on Nov. 10 published its "Renewables…


AEP Will Shutter Nearly Half its Giant Coal Power Fleet—5.6 GW—by 2030

American Electric Power (AEP) will shut down or refuel 5.6 GW of its 2020 coal-fired power fleet by 2030 to comply with environmental rules—including recent revisions governing federal coal ash…


NETL: Meeting the Needs of the Nation's Fossil Power Plant Fleet
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Through programs such as Transformative Power Generation, High-Performance Materials, and Advanced Coal Processing, the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is conducting research and development (R&D) to enable the nation’s fleet…


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…